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Slaughter of Animals (Scotland) Act 1980

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Power of local authorities to provide public slaughterhouses.

  3. 2. Acquisition of land for purposes relating to slaughterhouses.

  4. 3. Management of public slaughterhouses.

  5. 4. Registration in respect of private slaughterhouses.

  6. 5. Refusal and cancellation of registration in respect of private slaughterhouses.

  7. 6. Licensing of knackers’ yards.

  8. 7. Further provisions in relation to registration in respect of slaughterhouses and to licensing of knackers’ yards.

  9. 8. Byelaws as to slaughterhouses.

  10. 9. Securing humane conditions in slaughterhouses and knackers’ yards.

  11. 10. Method of slaughtering animals in slaughterhouses and knackers’ yards.

  12. 11. Saving for Jewish and Muslim method of slaughter.

  13. 12. Method of slaughtering swine otherwise than in slaughterhouse or knacker’s yard.

  14. 13. Power of local authority to enter premises.

  15. 14. Further powers of entry.

  16. 15. Licensing of slaughtermen and knackers.

  17. 16. Further provisions in relation to the licensing of slaughtermen and knackers.

  18. 17. Employment of slaughtermen by local authority.

  19. 18. Offences and penalties.

  20. 19. Enforcement.

  21. 19A. Codes of practice.

  22. 20. Regulations.

  23. 21. Defraying of certain expenses.

  24. 22. Interpretation.

  25. 23. Consequential amendments.

  26. 24. Transitional provisions, savings and repeals.

  27. 25. Citation and extent.

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    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Consequential Amendments of Enactments

      1. 1.—In section 12(4) of the Foods and Drugs (Scotland) Act...

      2. 2.—In section 25(6) of the Agriculture Act 1957, for the...

      3. 3.—In section 10(1) of the Firearms Act 1968, for the...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Transitional Provisions and Savings.

      1. 1.(1) Without prejudice to section 8(4) of this Act and...

      2. 2.Without prejudice to any express amendment made by this Act,...

      3. 3.Where any period of time specified in any of the...

      4. 4.(1) Nothing in this Act shall affect the repealed enactments...

      5. 5.Without prejudice to paragraph 1 or 4 above, any reference...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Repeals

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