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Animal Health Act 1981

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General powers of Ministers to make orders and to authorise regulations

1General powers of Ministers to make orders

The Ministers may make such orders as they think fit—

(a)generally for the better execution of this Act, or for the purpose of in any manner preventing the spreading of disease; and

(b)in particular for the several purposes set out in this Act, and for prescribing and regulating the payment and recovery of expenses in respect of animals.

2Local authority regulations

The Ministers may make such orders as they think fit for authorising a local authority to make regulations for any of the purposes—

(a)of this Act, or

(b)of an order of the Minister,

subject to such conditions, if any, as the Ministers, for the purpose of securing uniformity and the due execution of this Act, think fit to prescribe.

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