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N.I.Dehorning of cattle

12Prohibition of exposure for sale, etc., of cattle recently dehorned.N.I.

(1)Cattle bearing unhealed wounds which appear to have resulted from the removal of their horns shall not be—

(a)exposed for sale in any market or fair or sale-yard or other public or private place where animals are commonly offered or exposed for sale; or

(b)brought to any slaughter-house.

(2)If subsection (1) is contravened with respect to any cattle, the owner of the cattle shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding[F1 level 3 on the standard scale] or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to both.

(3)In this section—