Pigs (England): Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock: Pigs (PB7950)

Appendix - Useful publications

B: Legislation related to pig welfare as at February 2003

SI number Title
  Dogs Acts 1906 -1928
  Protection of Animals Acts 1911-2000
  Protection of Animals (Anaesthetics) Act 1954, as amended
  Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966
  Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968
S.I. 1974 No. 798 The Docking of Pigs (Use of Anaesthetics) Order 1974
S.I. 1982 No. 1884 Welfare of Livestock (Prohibited Operations) Regulations 1982
S.I. 1990 No. 2627 Welfare of Animals at Markets Order 1990
S.I. 1995 No. 731 Welfare of Animals (Slaughter or Killing) Regulations 1995
S.I. 1997 No. 1480 Welfare of Animals (Transport) Order 1997
S.I. 1997 No. 1729 Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) Regulations 1997
S.I. 1998 No. 2537 Welfare of Animals (Staging Points) Order 1998
S.I. 1998 No. 463 The Specified Animal Pathogens Order 1998
S.I. 1999 No. 1622 Welfare of Animals (Transport) (Amendment) Order 1999
S.I. 1999 No. 400 Welfare of Animals (Slaughter or Killing) (Amendment) Regulations 1999
S.I. 1999 No. 646 Animal By-Products Order 1999
S.I. 2000 No.1870 Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2000
S.I. 2000 No.1618 Transport of Animals (Cleansing and Disinfection) (England) (No2) Order 2000
S.I. 2003 No. 299 Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2003

You can get copies of the legislation quoted in this code from the Stationery Office at:

TSO Publications Centre
PO Box 29

Telephone orders: 0870 600 5522
E-mail: book.enquiries@theso.co.uk
Website: http://www.clicktso.com/

If you would like any more information or advice about this Code, please contact your local Animal Health Divisional Office or Defra's Animal Welfare Division on Tel no: 020 7904 6521.

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