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The Welfare of Poultry (Transport) (Amendment) Order 1989

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1.  This Order may be cited as the Welfare of Poultry (Transport) (Amendment) Order 1989, shall apply to Great Britain, and shall come into force on 3rd February 1989.


2.  Article 6 of the Welfare of Poultry (Transport) Order 1988(1) (protection of poultry during loading, unloading and transport) shall be amended as follows–

(a)at the beginning of paragraph (3)(g) there shall be inserted the words “subject to paragraph (3A) below,”; and

(b)after paragraph (3) there shall be inserted the following paragraph–

(3A) The provisions of paragraph (3)(g) above shall not apply in the case of–

(a)ducks which are lifted or carried by the neck; or

(b)geese which are lifted or carried by the base of both wings..

In Witness whereof the Official Seal of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is hereunto affixed on 12th January 1989.


John MacGregor

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

Sanderson of Bowden

Minister of State, Scottish Office

13th January 1989

Peter Walker

Secretary of State for Wales

11th January 1989

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