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The Welfare of Animals (2011 Act) (Commencement and Transitional Provisions No.2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012

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Article 2

SCHEDULE 1

Provisions of the ActSubject matter
Section 5Prohibited procedures
Section 10Improvement notices
Section 27Inspection of farm premises
Section 29Powers of councils to prosecute offences
Section 45Inspectors

Article 2

SCHEDULE 2

Short TitleExtent of repeal
The Diseases of Animals (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 22)Article 22
The Magistrates’ Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 26)In Part 2 of Schedule 6, paragraph 125
The Wildlife (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 (NI 2)In Schedule 12, paragraph 5
The Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 (c.48)In section 16, subsection (14)(c)
The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (c.14)In Schedule 3, paragraph 8
The Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1994 (NI 6)Article 13 and 15

Article 3

SCHEDULE 3

Short TitleExtent of repeal
The Welfare of Animals (Northern Ireland) Act 1972 c.7Section 1 – Prevention of unnecessary pain
Section 13 – Acts of cruelty
Section 14 – Offences in relation to operations
Section 15 - Exceptions to sections 13 and 14
Section 18 – Docking and nicking of horses
Section 25 - Penalties
Section 26 – Power of the court to order destruction of an animal
Section 27 – Power to disqualify persons convicted of cruelty
Section 28 – Cost of caring for neglected animals
Schedule 1 – Operations which may be performed without an anaesthetic

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