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Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006

Schedule 2 – Modification of enactments

253.This schedule provides the detailed modifications of existing enactments which are required as a result of this Act.

254.Paragraphs 1 to 4 make amendments to the Animal Health Act 1981 required or consequential to Part 1 of the Act, including widening the definition of animals and the definition of disease in various sections of the 1981 Act.

255.Paragraphs 5 to 8 make minor amendments to existing legislation such as the Protection of Animals (Scotland) Act 1912, the Protection of Animals (Anaesthetics) Act 1954 and Part I of the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968 which are required by Part 2 of the Act.

256.Paragraph 9 provides a list of the legislation which will be repealed as a consequence of Part 2 or regulations made under Part 2 of the Act.

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