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European Communities Act 1972

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F: Animal Health

7(1)In the Diseases of Animals Act 1950 there shall be made, with effect from the entry date, the amendments provided for by the following sub-paragraphs.

(2)At the end of section 25 (imported animals to be slaughtered on landing) there shall be added— other than animals of any such description as may be prescribed by order of the Minister which are brought from a member State and in relation to which any conditions so prescribed are satisfied ; but where Part I (slaughter) of the First Schedule to this Act is under this section not to apply to animals so brought, the Minister may by order provide that Part II (quarantine) and Part III (ancillary provisions) shall apply, with or without modification. An order under this section shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(3)After section 36 there shall be inserted a new section 36A—

36AThe Minister may by order make provision in the interests of animal health or of human health, for regulating the exportation from Great Britain to a member State of animals or poultry or carcases thereof, and in particular for prohibiting exportation without such certificate or licence as may be prescribed by the order, and as to the circumstances in which and conditions on which a certificate or licence may be obtained.

(4)In section 49(1)(a) (control of import of poultry) after the word " poultry", in the first two places where it occurs, there shall be inserted the words

or carcases of poultry.

(5)At the end of section 19(6) (power to withhold or reduce compensation for slaughter of animal imported when diseased) there shall be added the words

or, before or while being brought from a member State, exposed to the infection of disease.

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