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Regulation No. 60 on slaughtering of livestock.

Country/Territory
Norway
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock
Keyword
Animal welfare Animal health Slaughtering Authorization/permit
Geographical area
Europe, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 1 February 2013.
Abstract

This Regulation sets out requirements for the treatment of animals which are destined to slaughter. As a general rule, the animals shall be treated so as to avoid unnecessary suffering or pain. It covers the slaughtering of all animals. The State Food Control Office shall issue permits for the establishment of slaughterhouses with specific requirement for equipment used and qualifications of persnnel involved in slaughtering activities.

Full text
Norwegian
Website
www.lovdata.no

References - Legislation

Implements

Act No. 97 of 2009 relating to animal welfare (Animal Welfare Act)

Legislation | Norway | 2009 (2018)

Keyword: Animal welfare, Animal health, Animal reproduction, Marking/identification, Transport/storage, Slaughtering, Offences/penalties, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Regulation (EC) No. 1099/2009 on the protection of animals at the time of killing.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Animal welfare, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Decree No. 775 of 1995 relative to animal protection in slaughterhouses.

Legislation | Norway | 1995 (2004) | Repealed

Keyword: Animal welfare, Animal health, Slaughtering, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Regulation No. 925 on administrative penalties under the Animal Welfare Act.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance, Animal health, Animal welfare, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX