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Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 44: Orders for reimbursement of expenses: right of appeal for non-offenders

This section provides that where an order for the reimbursement of expenses is made under sections in the Act against a person other than the person convicted of an offence under the Act, that person will have a right of appeal against the order. The convicted person will already have such a right of appeal by virtue of the Magistrates’ Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981.

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