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The Trade in Animals and Related Products (Scotland) Regulations 2012

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33.  A person commits an offence if the person—

(a)intentionally obstructs any person acting in the execution of these Regulations;

(b)without reasonable cause, fails to give any person acting in execution of these Regulations any assistance or information that that person may reasonably require for the purpose of carrying out functions under these Regulations;

(c)furnishes to any person acting in the execution of these Regulations any information knowing it to be false or misleading; or

(d)without reasonable excuse fails to comply with any of the following provisions—

ProvisionDescription of offence
regulation 5(1)(a) and (3)Failure to notify
regulation 5(1)(b)Bringing in or consigning an animal or genetic material without a health certificate
regulation 5(1)(c)Failure to comply with additional requirements
regulation 5(2)Failure to keep a certificate for at least three years
regulation 6(5)Signing a certificate without being authorised by the Scottish Ministers
regulation 6(6)Signing a certificate knowing it to be false, or not believing it to be true
regulation 11Importation other than at a border inspection post
regulation 12Failure to notify
regulation 13(1)Failure to present a consignment for inspection
regulation 13(2)Failure to comply with a notice
regulation 14(1)Removal from a border inspection post without a CVED or authority of the official veterinarian
regulation 14(2)Failure to transport a consignment to the place specified in the CVED accompanied by its CVED
regulation 15Movement other than under Customs supervision and failure to notify the Scottish Ministers
regulation 21(5)Failure to re-export a horse
regulation 23(3)Failure to transport in accordance with paragraph (3)(a) or to destroy consignment as animal by-products
regulation 24Bringing a non-compliant product into a warehouse etc.
regulation 25(5)Bringing in an animal or product in breach of a declaration
regulation 31(3)Disclosure of information
Schedule 2:
paragraph 2(2)Transporting without approval
paragraph 4(1)Trading in apes
paragraph 5(2)Keeping records
paragraph 5(3)Notification of movement
paragraph 6Movement of animal by-products
paragraph 7(2)Slaughter of animals
paragraph 7(3)Keeping animals at their place of destination
paragraph 8(2)Transport of birds to approved quarantine facilities or centres
paragraph 8(3)Release of birds from quarantine
paragraph 10Use of a certificate relating to ships’ stores
Schedule 3 paragraph 3(3)Destruction or redispatch in accordance with the authorisation

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