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Schleswig-Holstein

Animals: Slaughter without stunning "Slaughtering" - Permission

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

An exemption permit is required for slaughter without stunning ("slaughtering") for religious reasons.
The requirements are that

  • slaughter without stunning is necessary for the observance of religious rites or dietary regulations,
  • the persons carrying out the slaughter have the necessary expertise and
  • the slaughterhouse meets the legal requirements.

Who should I contact?

To the districts or independent cities (veterinary offices/official veterinarians).

Which documents are required?

The written application for slaughtering must contain the following information:

  • Name and address of the applicant,
  • the name and address and details of the expertise of the persons carrying out the slaughter,
  • Details of the group of people for whom slaughtering is to take place (e.g. religious communities, individuals),
  • Description of the religious regulations on slaughtering,
  • the type and number of animals to be slaughtered,
  • period of slaughter,
  • place of slaughter,
  • Equipment used for slaughtering,
  • whereabouts of the meat,
  • Declaration that the meat will only be supplied to persons who must comply with mandatory religious regulations on slaughtering,
  • description of the religiously prescribed slaughtering procedure and
  • information on how animal welfare regulations are complied with during the slaughtering process.
Legal basis

§§ 4, 12 ff. Regulation on the protection of animals in connection with slaughter or killing and on the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1099/2009 (Animal Welfare Slaughter Regulation - TierSchlV)

Regulation (EC) 1099/2009 on the protection of animals at the time of killing.

Applications / forms

Information on animal welfare can be found on the website of the state government of Schleswig-Holstein.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

To the districts or independent cities (veterinary offices/official veterinarians).

Which documents are required?

The written application for slaughtering must contain the following information:

  • Name and address of the applicant,
  • the name and address and details of the expertise of the persons carrying out the slaughter,
  • Details of the group of people for whom slaughtering is to take place (e.g. religious communities, individuals),
  • Description of the religious regulations on slaughtering,
  • the type and number of animals to be slaughtered,
  • period of slaughter,
  • place of slaughter,
  • Equipment used for slaughtering,
  • whereabouts of the meat,
  • Declaration that the meat will only be supplied to persons who must comply with mandatory religious regulations on slaughtering,
  • description of the religiously prescribed slaughtering procedure and
  • information on how animal welfare regulations are complied with during the slaughtering process.

Legal basis

§§ 4, 12 ff. Regulation on the protection of animals in connection with slaughter or killing and on the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1099/2009 (Animal Welfare Slaughter Regulation - TierSchlV)

Regulation (EC) 1099/2009 on the protection of animals at the time of killing.

Applications / forms

Information on animal welfare can be found on the website of the state government of Schleswig-Holstein.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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