The Pigs (Records, Identification and Movement) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012

Removing or defacing an identification mark

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9.  (1)  Subject to paragraph (2), a person shall not remove or deface an identification mark except in accordance with the conditions of a licence issued by the Department.

(2) A person may remove an ear tag if the welfare of the pig requires urgent removal.