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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
Laid before the Assembly in draft
30th March 2012
Coming into operation
2nd April 2012
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 5(5)(a)(iv) of the Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 2011(1), makes the following Regulations.
In accordance with section 5(6) of that Act, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has consulted those persons appearing to represent interests with which these Regulations are concerned as are considered appropriate.
In accordance with section 55(1) of that Act, a draft of this rule has been laid before the Northern Ireland Assembly and approved by a resolution of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
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