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22.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), before causing the slaughter of animals under paragraph 2A or 3 of Schedule 3 to the Act, the Secretary of State shall serve notice of her intention to cause such slaughter—
(a)on the occupier of the premises where the animals are kept; or
(b)where the animals are in transit, on the person in charge of them.
(2) Paragraph (1) does not apply where the Secretary of State intends to cause the slaughter of a stray or feral animal detained by an inspector under article 18(2) or under paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 5 or paragraph 5(2) of Schedule 7.
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