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The Cattle Passports Order 1996

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Amendment to the Bovine Animals (Records, Identification and Movement) Order 1995

17.—(1) The Bovine Animals (Records, Identification and Movement) Order 1995 shall be amended in accordance with this article.

(2) For article 6 there shall be substituted the following provision —

Restriction on bringing calves to market

6.  No person shall bring a bovine animal aged under 12 weeks to market if it has been brought to market more than once in the previous 28 days..

(3) Article 7(3) is hereby revoked.

(4) Notwithstanding the provisions of this article, in the case of an animal born before the coming into force of this Order being brought to market under the age of 12 weeks, the provisions of article 6 of the Bovine Animals (Records, Identification and Movement) Order 1995 shall continue to apply as if not amended by this article.

(5) After article 11 there shall be inserted the following provision —

Double ear tagging

11A.  Notwithstanding the provisions of article 11 above, it shall not be unlawful to use two ear tags on an animal bearing the number approved by the Minister under article 8(3) above, one on each ear, provided that each ear tag has the same number..

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