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The Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (Scotland) Regulations 2012

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2.  The business operator must ensure that—

(a)equipment for unloading animals is of a suitable height and design for that purpose, has non-slip flooring and, if necessary, is provided with lateral protection;

(b)any bridge, ramp or gangway is fitted with sides, railings or some other means of protection to prevent animals falling off it;

(c)any exit and entry ramp has the minimum possible incline; and

(d)all passageways are so constructed as to minimise the risk of injury to an animal and so arranged as to take account of the gregarious tendencies of the animals which use them.

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