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Animal By-Product Officers Network

A network of Animal By-Product Officers are available to provide support and advice on the specifics of animal by-product regulations mentioned in the Guidance.

You can search, by postcode, for your nearest officer through the Defra website.

Landing Obligation: Onshore Guidance Note

Downloadable document:

Title:Landing Obligation: Onshore Guidance Note
Description:Marine Scotland, in conjunction with the Animal and Plant Health Agency and Food Standards Scotland, has produced a Guidance Note that explains the application of animal by-product regulation to catches of species subject to the landing obligation which are below the Minimum Conservation Reference Size. Points of contact: Marine Scotland - Animal Health - Food Standards Scotland -
File:Landing Obligation: Onshore Guidance Note [PDF, 208.6 kb: 01 Dec 2015]
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