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Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 47 – Exclusions

226.Section 47 excludes from the application of Part 2 (a) anything done by virtue of, or in accordance with the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986, the subject matter of which is reserved to the UK Parliament by Head B.7 of Schedule 5 to the Scotland Act 1998, and (b) anything done in the normal course of fishing. The latter is intended to exclude sea fishing and angling from the provisions of Part 2, but not fish farming.

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