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Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006

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7SA warrant granted under a provision of this schedule remains in force for one month beginning with the date on which it was granted.

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I1Sch. 1 para. 7 in force at 6.10.2006 by S.S.I. 2006/482, art. 2

8(1)A relevant power is exercisable only at a reasonable time.S

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) does not apply if it appears that exercise of the power at a reasonable time would frustrate the purpose of exercising the power.

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I2Sch. 1 para. 8 in force at 6.10.2006 by S.S.I. 2006/482, art. 2

9(1)A relevant power is exercisable, if necessary, by using reasonable force.S

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) does not apply to a power conferred by paragraph 1 or 3.

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I3Sch. 1 para. 9 in force at 6.10.2006 by S.S.I. 2006/482, art. 2

10SA person exercising a relevant power must, if required, produce evidence of the person's authority.

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I4Sch. 1 para. 10 in force at 6.10.2006 by S.S.I. 2006/482, art. 2

11(1)A relevant power includes power to take onto premises—S

(a)such persons for assistance, and

(b)such equipment,

as are required for the purpose of the exercise of the power.

(2)A relevant power includes power to secure the taking of any of the steps mentioned in sub-paragraph (3).

(3)Those steps are—

(a)carrying out tests on, and taking samples from—

(i)an animal (including a carcase of an animal),

(ii)any equipment, substance or other thing,

(b)using a mark, microchip or another method of identifying an animal.

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I5Sch. 1 para. 11 in force at 6.10.2006 by S.S.I. 2006/482, art. 2

12(1)A qualifying person must—S

(a)comply with any reasonable direction made by a person exercising a relevant power, and

(b)in particular, give that person such information and assistance as that person reasonably requires.

(2)In sub-paragraph (1), a “qualifying person” is—

(a)the occupier of premises in relation to which a relevant power is being exercised,

(b)a person who appears to be responsible for animals at the premises,

(c)a person who appears to be under the direction or control of a person referred to in paragraph (a) or (b).

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I6Sch. 1 para. 12 in force at 6.10.2006 by S.S.I. 2006/482, art. 2

13SA person exercising a relevant power in relation to unoccupied premises must leave the premises as effectively secured against entry as the person found them.

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I7Sch. 1 para. 13 in force at 6.10.2006 by S.S.I. 2006/482, art. 2

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