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Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 13 – Inspection of vehicles

86.Section 13 (inserting section 65B into the 1981 Act) provides a power to enable an inspector who is accompanied by a constable in uniform to stop, detain and inspect any vehicle within an infected place or area (as declared by an order made under section 17 of the 1981 Act) to ascertain compliance with any provision under the 1981 Act, any order made under the 1981 Act, any regulation of any local authority made under an order, or any regulations of the Scottish Ministers under that Act. This power would be used as necessary to help ensure containment of a fast spreading disease.

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