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Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Act 2020

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER 1 Animal welfare, animal health and wildlife: offences and penalties

    1. Animal welfare offences: penalties

      1. 1.Prevention of harm to animals: penalties for offences

      2. 2.Fixed penalty notices for certain animal welfare offences

    2. Protecting police dogs etc. from unnecessary suffering

      1. 3.Harming a service animal

    3. Animal welfare offences: disqualification orders

      1. 4.Disqualification orders

      2. 5.Disqualification orders: further provision

    4. Animal health offences: penalties

      1. 6.Fixed penalty notices for offences relating to animal health

    5. Wildlife offences: penalties

      1. 7.Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981: penalties for offences

      2. 8.Protection of Badgers Act 1992: penalties for offences

      3. 9.Conservation (Natural Habitats, etc.) Regulations 1994: penalties for offences

      4. 10.Deer (Scotland) Act 1996: penalties for offences

      5. 11.Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 1996: penalties for offences

      6. 12.Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002: penalties for offences

      7. 13.Fixed penalty notices for certain wildlife offences

    6. Conservation of seals

      1. 14.Killing, injuring or taking seals: offences, penalties etc.

    7. Acoustic deterrent devices: requirement to report

      1. 15.Acoustic deterrent devices: requirement to report

    8. Review of requirements for additional animal welfare, animal health and wildlife offences

      1. 16.Review of requirements for additional animal welfare, animal health and wildlife offences

    9. Information sharing report

      1. 17.Information sharing report

    10. Protection of certain wild animals

      1. 18.Protection of certain wild animals

  3. CHAPTER 2 Animal welfare: powers in relation to animals taken into possession

    1. 19.Taking possession of animals: additional powers

    2. 20.Taking possession of animals: amendment of existing powers

    3. 21.Disposal orders where animals taken: restriction of application

  4. CHAPTER 3 General provision

    1. 22.Commencement

    2. 23.Short title

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