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Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Animal health

    1. Powers of slaughter

      1. 1.Slaughter for preventing spread of disease

      2. 2.Slaughter of treated animals

      3. 3.Disease control (slaughter) statement

    2. Prevention of the spread of disease

      1. 4.Biosecurity codes

      2. 5.Tests and samples

      3. 6.Animal gatherings

      4. 7.Treatment

      5. 8.Seizure of carcases etc.

      6. 9.Specified diseases

    3. Deliberate infection of animals

      1. 10.Deliberate infection of animals

    4. Particular provision for TSE

      1. 11.Livestock genotypes: specification, breeding and slaughter

    5. Miscellaneous

      1. 12.Powers of entry etc.

      2. 13.Inspection of vehicles

      3. 14.Penalties and time limits

      4. 15.Electronic communication

  3. Part 2 Animal welfare

    1. Introductory

      1. 16.Animals to which this Part applies

      2. 17.Protected animals

      3. 18.Responsibility for animals

    2. Prevention of harm

      1. 19.Unnecessary suffering

      2. 20.Mutilation

      3. 21.Cruel operations

      4. 22.Administration of poisons etc.

      5. 23.Animal fights

    3. Promotion of welfare

      1. 24.Ensuring welfare of animals

      2. 25.Care notices

      3. 26.Provision for securing welfare

      4. 27.Licensing etc. of activities involving animals

      5. 28.Prohibition on keeping certain animals

      6. 29.Abandonment

      7. 30.Sale of animals to children

      8. 31.Offering animals as prizes

    4. Animals in distress

      1. 32.Taking possession of animals

      2. 33.Release orders where animals taken

      3. 34.Disposal orders where animals taken

      4. 35.Resort to destruction of animals

    5. Welfare bodies, codes and guidance

      1. 36.Animal welfare bodies

      2. 37.Animal welfare codes

      3. 38.Animal welfare guidance

    6. Post-conviction orders

      1. 39.Deprivation orders

      2. 40.Disqualification orders

      3. 41.Seizure orders where disqualification breached

      4. 42.Termination or variation of disqualification

      5. 43.Appeals against orders

    7. Offences and penalties

      1. 44.Proceedings for animal fighting offences

      2. 45.Offences by bodies corporate etc.

      3. 46.Penalties for offences

    8. Exclusions from application of this Part

      1. 47.Exclusions

    9. Miscellaneous

      1. 48.Suffering

      2. 49.Vets, inspectors and constables

      3. 50.Premises

      4. 51.Regulations

  4. Part 3 General

    1. 52.Modification of enactments

    2. 53.Ancillary provision

    3. 54.Crown application

    4. 55.Commencement and short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Powers of inspectors and constables for Part 2

    2. Schedule 2

      Modification of enactments

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