Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013

PART 1

Preliminary and General

1.

Short title and commencement.

1.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013.

(2) This Act comes into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to a particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes and different provisions.

(3) An order under this section may as respects a repeal effected by section 4 appoint different days for the repeal of different enactments or provisions of enactments mentioned in Schedule 1 .

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Power pursuant to subss. (2), (3) exercised (1.09.2019) by Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (Commencement) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 426 of 2019).

2. The day appointed as the day on which Part 5 of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (No. 15 of 2013), in so far as it relates to porcine animals slaughtered or exported live from the State, comes into operation is the 1st day of September 2019.

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Power pursuant to subss. (2), (3) exercised (1.01.2019) by Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 127 of 2018).

2. The day appointed as the day on which section 4, in so far as it repeals the Livestock Marts Act 1967 (No. 20 of 1967), of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (No. 15 of 2013) comes into operation is 1 January 2019.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2015) by Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 520 of 2014); in effect as per art. 2. Part 11 contains ss. 63 and 64 (animal tracing systems).

2. The day appointed as the day on which—

(a) Part 11 of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (No. 15 of 2013), and

(b) the repeal, effected by section 4 of that Act, of the National Beef Assurance Scheme Act 2000 (No. 2 of 2000),

comes into operation is 1 January 2015.

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Power pursuant to section exercised (6.03.2014) by Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (Commencement) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 106 of 2014).

2. The day appointed as the day on which the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (No. 15 of 2013), other than—

(a) the repeal effected by section 4 of—

(i) the Musk Rats Act 1933 (No. 16 of 1933),

(ii) the Livestock Marts Act 1967 (No. 20 of 1967),

(iii) the Bovine Diseases (Levies) Act 1979 (No. 26 of 1979),

(iv) Bovine Diseases (Levies) (Amendment) Act 1996 (No. 5 of 1996), and

(v) the National Beef Assurance Scheme Act 2000 (No. 2 of 2000),

and

(b) Parts 5, 11 and 12,

comes into operation is 6 March 2014.