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Animal Welfare Act 2006

Codes of practice

Section 15: Making and approval of codes of practice: England

77.Subsections (1) to (4) of section 15 provide that codes of practice shall only be issued following consultation with interested parties and subject to a negative parliamentary procedure whereby the code is laid before parliament in draft, and cannot be issued if the draft is disapproved within 40 days.

78.Subsection (5) makes provision for the commencement of codes of practice.

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