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

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regulation 4

SCHEDULE 2Circumstances in which regulation 4 applies

Journey made on a single farming enterprise

1.  Regulation 4, rather than regulation 3, shall apply in relation to the transport of all animals if the journey is made within a single farming enterprise in one ownership.

Transport of certain horses

2.  Regulation 4, rather than regulation 3, shall apply in relation to the transport of–

(a)any horse which is used for recreational or sporting purposes only; or

(b)for the transport of horses kept at stables licensed by the Jockey Club to or from race meetings, or to or from a place at which horses kept at those stables undergo training for racing.

Journeys between the same two points

3.—(1) Regulation 4, rather than regulation 3, shall apply in relation to a means of transport which is used exclusively, in the course of a single day, for the transport of animals between the same two points, other than between markets, provided that the means of transport is cleansed and disinfected in accordance with Schedule 1 within 24 hours of the last journey during which an animal is transported during that day, and in any event before the means of transport is used again in connection with the transport of any animal or thing.

(2) In this paragraph “last journey” includes–

(a)a journey begun but not completed before midnight on the day in question; and

(b)where the hoofed animal carried has been participating in an event taking place during or continuing into, the evening of the day in question, a journey commenced as soon as practicable after the end of that event, whether or not it begins before midnight.

Temporary unloading

4.  Regulation 4, rather than regulation 3, shall apply in the case of a means of transport from which animals have been unloaded solely to be fed or watered, or for some other temporary purpose, and then reloaded.

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