Health (Pet Meat) Regulations 1990
Part 1-Preliminary


    3. Interpretation

    In these regulations unless the contrary intention appears

    }approved~ means approved by the Executive Director, Public Health;

    }approved colour~ means Brilliant Blue FCF 42090 at a concentration of not less than 1:100 of water;

    }brand~ means a brand issued by the Executive Director, Public Health under regulation 18;

    }carcass~ means the body or any portion of the body of an eviscerated source animal;

    }Class 1 pet meat shop~ means a shop for which pet meat is purchased by the occupier in bulk from a processing establishment and sold in quantities requested by the customer;

    }Class 2 pet meat shop~ means a shop for which pet meat is purchased by the occupier from a processing establishment in pre-packed units and sold in that form to the customer;

    }cleansed~ means free from foreign material such as ingesta, scale, rust, dirt, dust, lubricating grease or oil, cleansing compounds, and similar matter;

    }contamination~ means the direct or indirect transmission of objectionable matter to a carcass or pet meat;

    }dressed carcass~ means a carcass of a source animal from which the feet, head, hide, skin, hair or feathers have been removed and which has been marked with a stamp or a brand;

    }freezer~ means a unit in which the carcasses of source animals are stored before transportation to a processing establishment;

    }knackery~ has the meaning given by section 212B(2) of the Act;

    }label~ means a label referred to in Division 3 of Part 4 and includes a tag;

    }occupier~ means the person having the charge, management or control of

    (a) a freezer;

    (b) an insulated box;

    (c) a refrigerated vehicle;

    (d) a knackery;

    (e) a processing establishment;

    (f) a Class 1 pet meat shop; or

    (g) a Class 2 pet meat shop,

    and includes the owner;

    }pet meat~ has the meaning given by section 212A of the Act;

    }process~ means the preparation, handling, treatment, packing and storing of source animals at a processing establishment;

    }processing establishment~ means a pet meat processing establishment registered under regulation 13;

    }sanitize~ means the application of hygienically satisfactory chemical and physical agents or processes to clean surfaces in order to inactivate micro-organisms;

    }source animal~ has the meaning given by section 212A of the Act;

    }stamp~ means a stamp issued by the Executive Director, Public Health under regulation 10(4).



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