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Animal Welfare Act 2006

Enforcement Powers

Section 29: Inspection relating to Community obligations

131.This section provides a power for inspectors to enter and check compliance with regulations under section 12 made in order to comply with European Community obligations. This power mirrors a power contained in the Animal Health Act 1981. It does not extend to any parts of premises used as private dwellings (subsection (3)).

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