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Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 7 - Administration of poisons etc.

This section creates offences relating to the administration to a protected animal of any poisonous substance or drug without lawful authority or reasonable excuse. This also applies in cases where substances that are otherwise harmless have been administered in a harmful quantity or way.

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