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The Sheep and Goats Identification (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2002

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2002 No. 531

ANIMALS

ANIMAL HEALTH

The Sheep and Goats Identification (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2002

Made

28th November 2002

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

2nd December 2002

Coming into force

1st January 2003

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Sheep and Goats Identification (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2002 and shall come into force on 1st January 2003.

Amendments to the Sheep and Goats Identification (Scotland) Regulations 2000

2.—(1) The Sheep and Goats Identification (Scotland) Regulations 2000(2) are amended in accordance with the following provisions of this regulation.

(2) In regulation 6(2A)(c) (records concerning goats)(3)–

(a)the words “is a billy goat moved” are omitted; and

(b)for “4(f)” substitute “4(r)”.

(3) In regulation 13(1C) (documentation required for the movement of sheep and goats to a destination within Great Britain)(4)–

(a)in paragraph (b), the word “or” is omitted; and

(b)for paragraph (c) substitute–

(c)which is a ram moved for breeding purposes for the purposes of article 4(f) of the Disease Control (Interim Measures) (Scotland) Order 2002(5); or

(d)which is a goat of either sex moved for breeding purposes for the purposes of article 4(r)(6) of the Disease Control (Interim Measures) (Scotland) Order 2002..

ALLAN WILSON

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

28th November 2002

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations make consequential amendments to the Sheep and Goats Identification (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (“the principal Regulations”) necessitated by the Disease Control (Interim Measures) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Order 2002. That Order amends the 20 day standstill on the movement of animals which is contained in articles 3 to 5 of the Disease Control (Interim Measures) (Scotland) Order 2002, relative to breeding goats.

The Regulations make consequential amendments to regulations 6 and 13 of the principal Regulations which make provision for the identification of goats moved from and to holdings within Great Britain.

A Regulatory Impact Assessment has not been prepared for these Regulations.

(1)

1972 c. 68. Section 2(2) was amended by the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46), Schedule 8, paragraph 15(3). The function conferred upon the Minister of the Crown under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972, insofar as within devolved competence, was transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998.

(2)

S.S.I. 2000/418, as amended by S.S.I. 2002/39.

(3)

Paragraph (2A) was inserted by S.S.I. 2002/39.

(4)

Paragraph (1C) was inserted by S.S.I. 2002/39.

(5)

S.S.I. 2002/34. Article 4(f) was amended by S.S.I. 2002/530.

(6)

Article 4(r) was inserted by S.S.I. 2002/530.

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