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The Welfare of Animals (Transport) Order 1997

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16.  (1)  No person shall import any animal from outside the European Union into Great Britain, either for consignment to a destination in Great Britain or transit through Great Britain, unless he has given a written undertaking to the Minister to comply with the requirements of Council Directive 91/628/EEC on the protection of animals during transport(1) and has made arrangements to comply with them.

(2) No person shall transport vertebrate animals from Great Britain to a destination outside the European Union unless the person in charge of the transport undertaking has first signed and dated an undertaking in the form set out in Schedule 10 (which, after it has been made, shall remain valid for all such journeys).

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OJ No. L340, 11.12.91, p.17.

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