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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) Regulations 2007 No. 1100
3. Section 5(1) and (2) of the Act does not apply to a procedure listed in Schedule 1, providing it is carried out—
(a)in accordance with any relevant requirement in Schedules 2 to 9;
(b)in such a way as to minimise the pain and suffering it causes to the animal;
(c)in hygienic conditions; and
(d)in accordance with good practice.
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