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Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1970

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S.1 inserts s.5(2A)(2B) in 1949 c.2 (NI).

S.2 rep. by 1977 NI 1

S.3 rep. by 1980 NI 7

Ss.4, 5 rep. by 1981 NI 22.

S.6 rep. by 1975 NI 3

S.7 amends ss.1, 3, 6, 16, 22 of 1962 c.13 (NI).

Ss.8, 9 rep. in relation to the Milk Marketing Board (SR 1989/47) and the Pigs Marketing Board (SR 1984/422) by 1982 NI 12

S.10 amends ss.1, 2 of 1965 c.22 (NI).

S.11 amends ss.6, 7 of 1968 c.21 (NI)

N.I.Dehorning of cattle

12Prohibition of exposure for sale, etc., of cattle recently dehorned.N.I.

(1)Cattle bearing unhealed wounds which appear to have resulted from the removal of their horns shall not be—

(a)exposed for sale in any market or fair or sale-yard or other public or private place where animals are commonly offered or exposed for sale; or

(b)brought to any slaughter-house.

(2)If subsection (1) is contravened with respect to any cattle, the owner of the cattle shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding[F1 level 3 on the standard scale] or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to both.

(3)In this section—

  • “cattle” means bulls, cows, bullocks, heifers, calves, steers or oxen;

  • “slaughter-house” means any building, premises or place used in connection with the business of killing animals for the purpose of the flesh being used for human consumption.


S.13 rep. by SLR 1976

14Short title and commencement.N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1970.


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