Guidance

Guidance note on the licensing and training of slaughtermen

This note is for everyone involved with the slaughtering or killing of farm animals or poultry, whether or not in a licensed slaughterhouse.

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Guidance note on the licensing and training of slaughtermen

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It explains the procedures for licensing slaughtermen and gives guidance on the skills and knowledge that applicants for licences will be expected to demonstrate.

Regulation EU 1099/2009 introduces new arrangements for slaughter licences from 1 January 2013.

Published 10 June 2011