Food animals to be delivered to waiting lairage within 5 days of admission
(1) (a) Every food animal which has been admitted to an abattoir in accordance with this Regulation shall be delivered within 5 days thereafter to a waiting lairage to be slaughtered unless previously removed under section 9. (L.N. 33 of 1975)
(b) The manager may if he thinks fit extend the time limit referred to in paragraph (a) in respect of any food animal.
(2) Any person who, being the owner or person in charge of a food animal, fails to comply with subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence.
(3) In the event of a contravention of subsection (1), the manager of the abattoir may cause the food animal to be delivered to a waiting lairage and thereafter slaughtered.