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The Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2006

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Article 2(1)

SCHEDULEAmendment of Public General Acts

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The Performing Animals (Regulation) Act 1925 (c. 38)

1.  After section 4(2) of the Performing Animals (Regulation) Act 1925 (offences and legal proceedings), insert–

(2A) Where a person is convicted of any offence under sections 28C or 28F(16) of the Animal Health Act, 1981 (c. 22), or sections 19 to 24, 25(7), 29 or 40(11) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act, 2006 (asp 11), the court by which he is convicted has the same powers under subsection (2) in relation to such convictions as it has in relation to convictions for offences under this Act..

The Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937 (c. 59)

2.—(1) The Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 1(4)(b) (prohibition of films involving cruelty to animals), after “1911”, omit “, and the Protection of Animals (Scotland) Act 1912”.

(3) At the end of section 1(4)(b), insert–

; and

(c)

in relation to Scotland, the expression “animal” means a protected animal within the meaning of section 17 of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11).

The Pet Animals Act 1951 (c. 35)

3.—(1) The Pet Animals Act 1951 is amended as follows.

(2) After section 1(2) (licensing of pet shops), insert–

(2A) Where a person is for the time being disqualified under section 28F(1) and (2) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22), or section 40(1) and (2) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), notwithstanding subsection (2), a local authority shall not grant a licence to keep a pet shop to that person..

(3) After section 5(4) (offences and disqualifications), insert–

(5) Where a person is convicted of any offence under sections 28C or 28F(16) of the Animal Health Act, 1981 (c. 22), or sections 19 to 24, 25(7), 29 or 40(11) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act, 2006 (asp 11), the court by which he is convicted has the same powers under subsections (3) and (4) in relation to such convictions as it has in relation to convictions for offences under this Act..

The Animal Boarding Establishments Act 1963 c.(43)

4.—(1) The Animal Boarding Establishments Act 1963 is amended as follows.

(2) After section 1(2) (licensing of boarding establishments for animals), insert–

(2A) Where a person is for the time being disqualified under section 28F(1) and (2) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22), or section 40(1) and (2) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), notwithstanding subsection (2), a local authority shall not grant a licence to keep a boarding establishment for animals to that person..

(3) After section 3(4) (offences and disqualifications), insert–

(5) Where a person is convicted of any offence under sections 28C or 28F(16) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22), or sections 19 to 24, 25(7), 29 or 40(11) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), the court by which he is convicted has the same powers under subsections (3) and (4) in relation to such convictions as it has in relation to convictions for offences under this Act..

The Riding Establishments Act 1964 (c. 70)

5.—(1) The Riding Establishments Act 1964 is amended as follows.

(2) After section 1(2) (licensing of riding establishments), insert–

(2A) Where a person is for the time being disqualified under section 28F(1) and (2) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22), or section 40(1) and (2) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), notwithstanding subsection (2), a local authority shall not grant a licence to keep a riding establishment to that person..

(3) After section 4(4) (penalties and disqualifications), insert–

(5) Where a person is convicted of any offence under sections 28C or 28F(16) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22), or sections 19 to 24, 25(7), 29 or 40(11) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), the court by which he is convicted has the same powers under subsections (3) and (4) in relation to such convictions as it has in relation to convictions for offences under this Act..

The Breeding of Dogs Act 1973 (c. 60)

6.—(1) The Breeding of Dogs Act 1973 is amended as follows.

(2) After section 1(2) (licensing of breeding establishments for dogs), insert–

(2AA) Where a person is disqualified under section 28F(1) and (2) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22), or section 40(1) and (2) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), notwithstanding subsection (2), a local authority shall not grant a licence to keep a breeding establishment for dogs to that person..

(3) After section 3(4) (offences and disqualifications), insert–

(4A) Where a person is convicted of any offence under sections 28C or 28F(16) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22), or sections 19 to 24, 25(7), 29 or 40(11) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), the court by which he is convicted has the same powers under subsections (3) and (4) in relation to such convictions as it has in relation to convictions for offences under this Act..

The Guard Dogs Act 1975 (c. 50)

7.  After section 3(5) of the Guard Dogs Act 1975 (guard dog kennel licences), insert–

(5A) Where a person is convicted of any offence under sections 28C or 28F(16) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22), or sections 19 to 24, 25(7), 29 or 40(11) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), subsections (4) and (5) apply as they do to convictions under this Act..

The Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 (c. 38)

8.  After section 6(3) of the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 (penalties), insert–

(3A) Where a person is convicted of any offence under sections 28C or 28F(16) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22), or sections 19 to 24, 25(7), 29 or 40(11) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), subsections (2) and (3) apply as they do to convictions under this Act..

The Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45)

9.  In section 63(2) of the Criminal Law Act 1977 (provisions applying to Scotland), omit “Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1954,”.

The Zoo Licensing Act 1981 (c. 37)

10.—(1) The Zoo Licensing Act 1981 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 4(4) (grant or refusal of licence), after “subsection (5)”, insert “, subsection (5A)”.

(3) After section 4(5), insert–

(5A) sections 28C or 28F(16) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22);

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (c. 14)

11.—(1) The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 22(5) (penalties for contraventions), after “1911”, omit “or section 1 of the Protection of Animals (Scotland) Act 1912”.

(3) After section 22(5), insert–

(5A) A person guilty of an offence under sections 28C or 28F(16) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22), or sections 19 to 24, 25(7), 29 or 40(11) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), in respect of an animal at a designated establishment shall be liable to the penalties specified in subsection (1) above..

The Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 1996 (c. 3)

12.  For section 3 of the Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 1996 (interpretation), substitute–

1.    Interpretation

In this Act “wild mammal” means any mammal which is not a protected animal within the meaning of section 17 of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11)..

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