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Fees & Charges

Food Industry throughput charges:

The VMD is required to recover the costs of its activities in accordance with HM Treasury rules on fees and charges. The fees charged by the VMD are monitored and revised annually to ensure, as far as possible, that the fees for each particular service reflect the cost of the work undertaken. To minimise the impact of these fees on those charged the VMD continually strives to improve its efficiency and service delivery.

The current charges are set out in the Charges for Residues Surveillance (Amendment) Regulations 2011 and these are summarised below by category.

Charges apply to the reported throughput of creature or food product in the following sectors of the food industry.

See here for explanation of charges.


Fee Summary:

Residues charges summary


Legislation:

The current charges are set out in the Charges for Residues Surveillance (Amendment) Regulations 2011, which amend the Charges for Residues Surveillance Regulations 2006.


Throughput reporting:

Last Updated: 14 March 2013

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