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Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 50 – Premises

231.Subsection (1) defines “premises” for the purposes of Part 2 of the Act as including any land or building, or any other place including a vehicle or vessel, tent or moveable structure.

232.Subsection (2) defines “domestic premises” for the purposes of Part 2 of the Act as meaning premises or parts of premises used exclusively as a dwelling house and as including land or structure belonging to or usually enjoyed with the house. This could include, for example, a garage, garden or garden shed.

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