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Welfare of Animals (Staging Points) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 (S.R. No. 326 of 1999).

Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
These Regulations make provisions in Northern Ireland for the administration, execution and enforcement of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1255/97 concerning Community criteria for staging points and amending the route plan referred to in the Annex to Council Directive 91/628/EC. The principal provisions of the Regulations: (a) designate the Department of Agriculture to be the competent authority for the purpose of approving staging points, etc (reg. 3); (b) designate the Department of Agriculture to be the competent authority to appoint a veterinary surgeon to exercise the powers relative to confirmation of route plans where animals leave a staging point (reg. 3); (c) confer on an inspector of the Department of Agriculture the power to serve a notice to protect the welfare of animals that are resting at a staging point in respect of which a notice has been served suspending or revoking its approval (reg. 4); (d) confer on an inspector of the Department of Agriculture the power to inspect on compliance with these Regulations (reg. 5); (e) make the contravention of, or failure to comply with, specified provisions of the Council Regulation (reg. 6); and (f) amend Part I of Schedule 7 to the Welfare of Animals (Transport) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997 by inserting a paragraph requiring that, unless the 24 hour rest period referred to in paragraph 4 of Schedule 7 to the 1997 Order is taken at the place of destination, it must be taken at a staging point approved under Council Regulation (EC) No. 1255/87 (reg. 7).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Coming into force on 30 August, 1999.
Repealed
Yes
Source language

English

Legislation status
repealed
Legislation Amendment
No