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Animal Health (Amendment) Bill

This is the text of the Animal Health (Amendment) Bill, as presented to the House of Commons on 16 July 1997.

Animal Health (Amendment) Bill
1.Welfare of animals kept in quarantine.
2.Short title, commencement and extent.





Improve the welfare of animals in quarantine; and for connected purposes.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

Welfare of animals kept in quarantine.     1. - (1) In Schedule 2 to the Animal Health Act 1981 (matters in respect of which importation control orders may be made), after paragraph 4 there shall be inserted the following paragraph-
    " 4A. The premises at which animals and other things are to be kept in quarantine in pusuance of the order and the welfare of the animals kept in such premises.".
Short title, commencement and extent.     2. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Animal Health (Amendment) Act 1998.
      (2) This Act shall come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the date on which it is passed.
      (3) This Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.

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