38Food and water
(1)The Ministers may make such orders as they think fit for ensuring for animals a proper supply of food and water —
(a)for any period in which the animals are detained ; and
(b)during their passage by sea or by air and on landing.
(2)The following bodies—
(a)The Boards established by the Transport Act 1962,
(b)the London Transport Executive, and
(c)every railway company,
shall to the satisfaction of the appropriate Minister provide food and water, or either of them, at such railway stations as the appropriate Minister by general or specific description directs, for animals carried, or about to be or having been carried, on the railway of any of those bodies, and the additional provisions of Schedule 4 to this Act have effect accordingly. In this subsection and in Schedule 4—
(i)references to the bodies mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) include wholly-owned subsidiaries of those bodies;
(ii)" railway company " includes a person working a railway under lease or otherwise.