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Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 28 - Inspection relating to Community obligations

This section provides a power for inspectors to enter and check compliance with regulations under section 11 which implement a Community obligation to secure welfare of animals. This power mirrors a power contained in the Diseases of Animals (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 as amended. It does not extend to any part of a premises used as a private dwelling (subsection (3)).

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