Search Legislation

Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

8Power to regulate the exportation of animals in the interests of their welfare

In the Diseases of Animals Act 1950 there shall be inserted after section 36A the following section:— Regulation of exportation of animals in the interests of their welfare.

36B(1)The Minister and the Secretary of State acting jointly may by order make provision in the interests of animal welfare for regulating the exportation from Great Britain of animals, 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.

(2)Without prejudice to the generality of the preceding subsection, an order under this section may include provision for requiring persons proposing to export animals from Great Britain to furnish information about the intended ultimate destination of the animals, the arrangements for conveying them to that destination, and any other matters which may be specified in the order.

(3)Without prejudice to the construction of references to the Minister in any provision of this Act not contained in this section, an order under this section shall be treated for the purposes of any such provision as an order of the Minister..

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources