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Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 11 - Regulations for securing welfare of animals

This section enables the Department to make regulations to secure the welfare of animals for which a person is responsible, or the progeny of such animals. The inclusion of the progeny of animals in this regulation making power enables regulations to be introduced governing animal breeding that protect the offspring as well as the parent animal.

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