Explanatory Notes

Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006

2006 asp 11

11 July 2006

Commentary on Sections

Part 2 – Animal Welfare

Section 38 – Animal welfare guidance

180.This section allows Scottish Ministers to issue general statutory guidance on issues which relate to the securing of animal welfare. Unlike the guidance which can be made under section 37, this guidance does not require to be directed to persons responsible for protected animals. This section allows for more general guidance which can be produced with a view to securing the welfare of protected animals.