(Waste Food) (Jersey) Order 2018
Made 12th July 2018
Coming into force 19th July 2018
THE MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, in
pursuance of Articles 4(2), 7(1) and 32(2) of the Animal Health (Jersey)
Law 2016, orders as follows –
this Order –
includes anaerobic digestion;
“poultry” has the
same meaning as in the Animal Health (Bird Diseases) (Jersey) Order 2017;
“waste disposal service”
means any public authority (within the meaning of Article 1 of the Freedom
of Information (Jersey) Law 2011) exercising the function of
the collection or disposal of waste;
“waste food” means –
meat, bones, offal or other part of the carcase of any animal, or of any
poultry, intended for human consumption, including any part of the carcase
discarded as part of the process of food preparation;
waste product of food preparation (including table or kitchen refuse) that
contains, or is likely to have been in contact with, any meat, bones or offal
or with any other part of the carcase of any animal or poultry; and
waste edible fats or oils of animal or vegetable origin.
the purposes of this Order –
definition of animal in the Animal Health (Jersey) Law 2016 does not include a horse or a
the definition in that Law “bird”
means any bird.
on use of waste food
A person must not –
any waste food to any animal or poultry;
waste food to be collected from any premises by any other person other than a
waste food disposal service or person licensed under Article 4; or
or otherwise dispose of waste food other than as permitted by Article 5.
3 Storage of waste food
person responsible for any premises where waste food originates must –
a container for the storage of waste food that –
(i) has a closable
(ii) is leak-proof,
(iii) prevents pets, wild
animals or birds having access to the waste food, and
(iv) is capable of being
cleansed and disinfected;
the waste food as quickly as possible to the container; and
the container –
(i) in a state of
repair such that it always meets the requirements of sub-paragraph (a),
(ii) with its lid
closed at all times except when it is being filled or emptied, and
(iii) in a hygienic state by
regular cleansing and disinfection.
paragraph (1) does not apply where the person has caused waste food to be
placed in bins for collection by a waste disposal service.
collection and transport of waste food
A person other than a waste disposal service must not collect or
transport any waste food except under and in accordance with a licence granted
by an inspector.
of waste food directly by person responsible for premises of origin
person responsible for any premises where waste food originates may transport
and dispose of waste food from those premises other than by means of a waste
disposal service or a person licensed under Article 4 only in accordance
with this Article.
person must transport the waste food directly –
a site authorized by the Waste Management (Jersey) Law 2005; or
(b) if so
licensed under paragraph (6)(a), to premises on which it will be composted.
container for transporting the waste food must –
capable of being covered and actually be covered whilst containing waste food;
(b) be leak-proof;
pets, wild animals or birds having access to the waste food;
capable of being cleansed and disinfected; and
(e) be maintained
in a state of repair so that it continues to meet the other requirements of
container and any vehicle used to transport the waste food must be maintained
in a hygienic state by regular cleansing and disinfection.
disposal of waste food by composting is permitted except where the composting
consists of –
on any premises –
(i) other than the
premises on which the waste food was produced, or
(ii) where any animals
or poultry are kept;
or burying composted material other than on the premises where it was composted;
that results in the production of more composted material than can reasonably
be spread or buried on those premises; or
is undertaken without biosecurity measures being in place –
(i) to prevent as far
as is practicable wild birds accessing the composted material, and
(ii) to reduce the
risk of cross-contamination from the composted material being spread from the area
where it is composted.
paragraph (5) a veterinary inspector may grant licences permitting the
compost waste food on premises other than those on which it was produced and laying
down conditions for moving the waste food to those other premises;
compost waste food on premises on which animals or poultry are kept; or
spread or bury composted material on premises other than the premises on which
it was composted.
person may apply for a licence granted under Article 4 or 5(6) to the
States Veterinary Officer who may provide an appropriate form for the purposes
of the application.
application must be accompanied by the application fee set out in paragraph (3)
(which fee is not refundable in the event of the licence not being granted).
amount of the fee is –
respect of an application for a licence under Article 4, £106;
respect of an application for a licence under Article 5(6) –
(i) where the work is
done by an inspector, £47 for each hour and pro rata for any part of an hour
(ii) where the work is
done by a veterinary inspector, £91 for each hour and pro rata for any part
of an hour taken.
licence granted under this Order expires in accordance with the terms of its
and disinfection must be carried out in accordance with this Article so as to
reduce, as far as reasonably practicable, the risk of transmission of disease.
inside of any container used for waste food must be cleansed and disinfected,
and if the exterior of such a container, any detachable fittings not used
during transportation of the waste food, any other part of the means of
transport or any equipment has been soiled with waste food, it must also be
cleansed and disinfected.
must be with water, steam or where appropriate chemicals or chemical compounds
(used singly or in combination) until free from visible waste food
disinfectant used under this Order must be –
approved disinfectant that is published as being approved in respect of General
at the approved dilution rate and in accordance with the manufacturer’s
cleansing and disinfection is required to be undertaken by this Order, a record
must be made and kept for 6 months from the date of the cleansing and
this Article –
“approved dilution rate” means the dilution rate
indicated for an approved disinfectants product in the relevant column in the
statutory table under the heading that states General Orders;
“Orders”, in relation to General Orders, means Orders of
the description stated in the relevant column heading of the statutory table;
“statutory table” means the table of Disinfectants
Approved for use in England, Scotland and Wales published by the Department of
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs under powers that include those in the
English Disinfectants Order.
Any licence granted under the Diseases of Animals (Waste Foods)
(Jersey) Order 1958 still in force on the
commencement of this Order is treated as a licence granted under Article 4(1).
The Diseases of Animals (Waste Foods) (Jersey) Order 1958 is revoked.
10 Citation and commencement
This Order may be cited as the Animal Health (Waste Food) (Jersey) Order 2018
and shall come into force 7 days after it is made.
Deputy J.H. Young of St. Brelade
Minister for the Environment