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The Importation of Animals Order 1977

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Compensation and expenses

19.  (1)  The appropriate Minister shall not pay compensation to any person in respect of any animal slaughtered or caused to be slaughtered by him under any of Articles 12(5), 13 or 14(3) above, and any expenses reasonably incurred by the appropriate Minister in relation to such slaughter shall be recoverable on demand as a civil debt from the owner of the animal.

(2) Any expenses reasonably incurred by a local authority or the appropriate Minister in the exercise of any power conferred by Article 15(3) or Article 18 above shall be recoverable on demand as a civil debt by the local authority or the appropriate Minister, as the case may be, from the person in default.

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