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The Welfare of Animals (Permitted Procedures by Lay Persons) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Northern Ireland Statutory Rule: The Welfare of Animals (Permitted Procedures by Lay Persons) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 No. 153

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4.  (1)  When the method used is the application of a rubber ring or other device to constrict the flow of blood to the scrotum, the procedure shall only be carried out on an animal aged not more than 7 days.

(2) When any other method is used it shall only be used up to the age of 3 months.

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