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Exported Animals (Compensation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1952

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In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them, that is to say:—

  • “animals” includes any kind of live stock;

  • “British authorities” means the Minister or other officer or person having for the time being authority by law in Great Britain to require animals to be slaughtered or detained in consequence of an outbreak, or suspected outbreak or apprehended danger, of foot and mouth disease, and, in relation to British authorities, the expression “requirements” shall be construed accordingly;

  • “British landing place” means a part of a port in Great Britain approved for the time being by the British authorities for the landing of exported animals;

  • “cattle” includes bulls, cows, bullocks, heifers and calves;

  • “detention” means detention at a British landing place, and includes detention during the normal detention period and detention in accordance with any requirements of the British authorities during any period commencing immediately after the normal detention period;

  • Definition rep. by 1981 NI 22

  • “export” means export from a port in Northern Ireland to a port in Great Britain, and grammatical variations of that expression shall be construed accordingly;

  • “live stock” means cattle, sheep or pigs;

  • “normal detention period” means the minimum period for the time being required by the British authorities for the detention and isolation of animals at a British landing place, after the animals are landed thereat and before authority is given for their removal therefrom:

  • Provided that, for the purpose of payment of any compensation under this Act, where for any reason, other than the requirements of the British authorities, it is necessary or expedient that any animals should, after the expiration of the normal detention period, continue to be detained for a further period not exceeding forty-eight hours, that further period shall be added to and treated as part of the normal detention period;

  • “pig” includes a boar, sow, hog or bonham;

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made by the Trustees under this Act;

  • “sheep” includes rams, ewes, wethers and lambs;

  • “shipowner” includes the master of any ship and every other person authorised to act as agent for the owner of such ship or entitled to receive the freight, demurrage, or other charges in respect of such ship.

F1Ext., 1972 NI 7

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