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(1)A local authority who have provided a public slaughterhouse—
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(b)may provide plant or apparatus for disposing of, treating or processing waste matters, refuse or by-products, resulting from the slaughter of animals in the slaughterhouse;
(c)may, if they think fit, employ persons to slaughter or stun, in accordance with [F2[F3the Welfare of Animals (Slaughter or Killing) Regulations 1995][F3the Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing Regulations 2014 or the Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (Wales) Regulations 2014][F4or the Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (Wales) Regulations 2014], horses (including hinnies, asses and mules), cattle, sheep, swine or goats];
(d)subject to subsection (2) below, may make such arrangements as they think expedient for securing that all the activities of the slaughterhouse, or any particular activities, are carried on there by servants or agents of theirs to the exclusion of other persons.
(2)A local authority shall not exercise the power conferred by subsection (1)(d) above in such a manner as to deny any religious community reasonable facilities for obtaining as food the flesh of animals slaughtered by the method specially required by their religion.
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