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EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order provides for the coming into operation of the provisions of the Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 listed in Schedule 1 to this Order, on the 11 July 2011 and specifies in Schedule 2 the provisions of the Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 being repealed. It also makes transitional provision in connection with the commencement of section 30 of the Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 2011.