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Statutory Instrument 1989 No. 52

The Welfare of Poultry (Transport) (Amendment) Order 1989

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1989 No. 52

ANIMALS
ANIMAL HEALTH

The Welfare of Poultry (Transport) (Amendment) Order 1989

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Made13th January 1989
Coming into force3rd February 1989

    The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Secretary of State for Wales, acting jointly, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 1, 8(1), 37(1) and (2) and 86(1) of the Animal Health Act 1981[1] and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:
    Title, commencement and extent
        1.    This Order may be cited as the Welfare of Poultry (Transport) (Amendment) Order 1989, shall apply to Great Britain, and shall come into force on 3rd February 1989.
    Amendment
        2.    Article 6 of the Welfare of Poultry (Transport) Order 1988[2] (protection of poultry during loading, unloading and transport) shall be amended as follows-
       (a) at the beginning of paragraph (3)(g) there shall be inserted the words "subject to paragraph (3A) below,"; and
       (b) after paragraph (3) there shall be inserted the following paragraph-
        "  (3A)  The provisions of paragraph (3)(g) above shall not apply in the case of-
          (a) ducks which are lifted or carried by the neck; or
          (b) geese which are lifted or carried by the base of both wings.".


In Witness whereof the Official Seal of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is hereunto affixed on
12th January 1989.


John MacGregor

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food


Sanderson of Bowden

Minister of State, Scottish Office

13th January 1989

Peter Walker

Secretary of State for Wales

11th January 1989






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)
    This Order amends the Welfare of Poultry (Transport) Order 1988 by providing that the restriction contained in that Order on poultry being lifted or carried by the head, neck, wing or tail shall not apply in the case of ducks which are lifted or carried by the neck or geese which are lifted or carried by the base of both wings (article 2).



ISBN 0 11 096052 1




Notes:

[1] 1981 c. 22; section 86(1) contains a definition of "the Ministers" relevant to the exercise of the statutory powers under which this Order is made.

[2] S.I. 1988/851.

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