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Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 36 – Animal welfare bodies

174.Section 36 provides a regulation-making power to allow the Scottish Ministers to establish a body to provide them and such other persons as the Scottish Ministers may direct with advice on such animal welfare matters as are specified in regulations.

175.Subsection (2) provides that the Scottish Ministers can also issue regulations in order to facilitate or improve co-ordination between bodies which have functions relating to the welfare of animals.

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