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The Transport of Animals (Cleansing and Disinfection) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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2.—(1) In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires–

  • “animal” includes bird;

  • “contact parts” means those parts of the means of transport which have come into direct contact with the animals being transported, their excreta, litter or fodder;

  • “inspector” means an inspector appointed by a local authority for the purposes of enforcing these Regulations;

  • “local authority” means a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government Etc. (Scotland) Act 1994(1);

  • “means of transport” includes road vehicle, vessel, rail wagon or aircraft in which animals are transported and includes any receptacle in which animals are transported on to another means of transport and any fitting, accessory or equipment (whether detachable or not);

  • “transport of a commercial nature” means transport in the course of a trade or business.

(2) In these Regulations, any reference to a numbered regulation or Schedule is a reference to the regulation or Schedule so numbered in these Regulations.

(3) Any notice served under these Regulations shall be in writing, may be made subject to conditions and may be amended, suspended or revoked in writing at any time.

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