CHAPTER 251 - PIG INDUSTRY ACT: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Pig Industry Levy (Withdrawal) Order

Pig Industry (Definition of Areas) Notice

Pig Industry (Grading) Regulations

Pig Industry (Powers of Inspectors) Regulations

PIG INDUSTRY LEVY (WITHDRAWAL) ORDER

[Section 5]

[RETAINED AS PER SECTION 15 OF THE INTERPRETATION AND GENERAL PROVISIONS ACT]

Arrangement of Paragraphs

   Paragraph

   1.   Title

   2.   Withdrawal of levy

SI 59 of 1966.

[Order by the Minister]

1.   Title

This Order may be cited as the Pig Industry Levy (Withdrawal) Order.

2.   Withdrawal of levy

The Levy imposed in pursuance of the Act on pigs is hereby wholly withdrawn.

PIG INDUSTRY (DEFINITION OF AREAS) NOTICE

[Section 12]

[RETAINED AS PER SECTION 15 OF THE INTERPRETATION AND GENERAL PROVISIONS ACT]

Arrangement of Notices

   Notice

   1.   Title

   2.   Definition of areas

GN 368 of 1960,

GN 497 of 1964.

[Notice by the Minister]

1.   Title

This Notice may be cited as the Pig Industry (Definition of Areas) Notice.

2.   Definition of areas

The areas within—

      (a)   11.2 kilometres of the Lusaka Post Office;

      (b)   8 kilometres of the Kitwe, Livingstone, Luanshya, Mufulira and Ndola Post Offices,

are hereby defined as areas in Zambia within which the carcasses of all pigs slaughtered for sale or export in any form whatsoever shall be graded immediately after slaughter in accordance with the provisions of the Pig Industry (Grading) Regulations.

PIG INDUSTRY (GRADING) REGULATIONS

[Section 19]

[RETAINED AS PER SECTION 15 OF THE INTERPRETATION AND GENERAL PROVISIONS ACT]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Cold dressed weight

   4.   Grading of pig carcasses

   5.   Regrading of pig carcasses

   6.   Dealing in pig carcasses in defined areas

   7.   Interference with markings on pig carcasses

   8.   Returns to be furnished by Government graders

   9.   Appeals against decisions of Government graders

   10.   Serial numbers

      FIRST SCHEDULE

      SECOND SCHEDULE

      THIRD SCHEDULE

Act 13 of 1994,

GN138 of 1960,

GN 140 of 1961,

GN 362 of 1962,

GN 52 of 1963,

GN 285 of 1963,

GN 89 of 1964,

SI 47 of 1975.

[Regulations by the Minister]

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Pig Industry (Grading) Regulations.

2.   Interpretation

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

"dead weight" means cold dressed weight as determined in accordance with regulation 3;

"defined area" means an area defined under section 12 of the Act;

"registered exporter" means any person registered or deemed to be registered in terms of regulation 4 of the Pig Industry (Prices) Regulations;

"slaughter-house" means a slaughter-house operated by a local authority, or a bacon factory.

[As amended by GN 140 of 1961; 89 of 1964]

3.   Cold dressed weight

The cold dressed weight of a pig carcass shall be determined by weighing the carcass within one hour of slaughter and by deducting three per centum to the nearest kilogram from the weight so obtained.

4.   Grading of pig carcasses

   (1) The carcasses of pigs liable to be graded in terms of the Act shall be graded by a Government grader at a slaughter-house in accordance with the provisions of the First Schedule in one or other of the grades there specified.

   (2) The carcasses of pigs which have been graded in terms of sub-regulation (1) shall be marked by a Government grader with a roller-mark in accordance with the provisions of the Second Schedule:

Provided that—

      (i)   the carcasses of pigs slaughtered for export from Zambia by a registered exporter;

      (ii)   internal cuts of meat,

shall not be so marked.

[As amended by GN 140 of 1961; 89 of 1964]

5.   Regrading of pig carcasses

A Government grader may regrade a carcass if—

      (a)   a defect caused by—

       (i)    soft and oily fat; or

      (ii)   fishy flavour or other taint,

was not apparent when the carcass was graded; or

      (b)   the pig was slaughtered as a casualty; or

      (c)   in the opinion of a senior grader, the original grading was inaccurate.

[Am by GN 285 of 1963.]

6.   Dealing in pig carcasses in defined areas

No person shall sell at, distribute in or consign or deliver to any place within a defined area the carcass of any pig slaughtered in Zambia—

      (a)   liable to be graded in terms of the Act which has not been graded and marked in accordance with the provisions of these Regulations; or

      (b)   slaughtered outside that defined area unless it has been graded and marked in accordance with the provisions of these Regulations as though it was a pig carcass liable to be graded in terms of the Act.

[GN 56 of 1963 as amended by GN 89 of 1964.]

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