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Decree No. 1250 of 2006 relative to slaughterhouses and processing facilities for aquaculture animals.
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Countries: Norway
Regions: EUROPE;North-East Atlantic;Northern Europe;North Atlantic;North Sea
Date of original Text: 30/10/2006
Date of Consolidation: 27/10/2007
Implements: LEX-FAOC066883 Act No. 124 of 2003 relative to food production and food safety (Food Act). 26/03/2010
Related Web Site: www.lovdata.no
Type of Text: Regulation
Abstract: This Decree establishes criteria for facilities that slaughter and process aquaculture animals, i.e. animals that are raised in a fishing breeding farm. The aim of the Decree is to safeguard health and well-being of aquaculture animals. The Decree shall apply to aquaculture and mariculture but it shall not apply to the slaughtering and processing of marine mammals. It shall be prohibited to establish or operate a fish processing facility without a permit to do so from the Food Safety Authority. The Decree lays down hygienic requirements and requires facilities to comply with certain conditions that safeguard the well-being of animals.
Comment: Consolidated version of Decree No. 1250 of 2006 as amended last by Decree No. 1267 of 2007.
Main subjects: Fisheries
Main subjects: Food