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7In the Protection of Animals (Anaesthetics) Act 1954 (c. 46), in section 1 (use of anaesthetics in operations on animals)—
(a)after subsection (1) there is inserted—
“(1A)An operation to which this section applies that is performed on an animal without the use of an anaesthetic administered so as to prevent pain during the operation is, for the purposes of section 21 of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), to be regarded as being performed without due care and humanity.”,
(b)in subsection (5), paragraph (b) and the word “and” immediately preceding it are repealed.
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