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Act on indoor keeping of gilts, dry sows and pregnant sows.

Type of law
Date of original text

The Act sets rules on the keeping of indoor pregnant sows and gilts kept for farming. The Act includes provisions for the acceptable conditions of livestock keeping (size, boxes etc.). Should a person violate provisions as mentioned in article 24a, section 1 of Animal Welfare Act, a notification of animal husbandry injunction shall apply within a determined timeframe and measures shall be taken according to these rules. The injunction shall be notified in writing. The Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries may lay down rules that written communication on matters covered by this Act or regulations issued under this Act shall be digital.
The Act consists of 4 Chapters: Scope (1); General provisions (2); Injunctions (2a); Appeals (2b); Mandatory digital communication (3c); Penalties (3); Entry into force and transitional provisions (4).
Date of consolidation/reprint
This Act does not apply to Greenland nor to the Faroe Islands.Consolidated version of the Act on indoor keeping of gilts, dry sows and pregnant sows No. 404 of 1998.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse af lov om indend rs hold af gylte, golds er og dr gtige s er.
Repealed by