Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013

PART 14

Amendment of Certain Enactments

76.

Amendment of Animal Remedies Act 1993.

76.—(1) The Animal Remedies Act 1993 is amended—

( a) in section 8, by substituting for subsection (1)( b)(iv) the following:

“(iv) contain such incidental, supplementary and consequential provisions as appear to the Minister to be necessary or expedient for the purpose of implementing regulations under this section including, if the regulations are for the purpose of giving effect or further effect to existing or future acts of an institution of the European Union, provisions repealing, amending or applying, with or without modifications, other law.”,

( b) in section 22, by substituting for subsection (1) the following:

“(1) An offence under this Act that may be prosecuted summarily may be so prosecuted by the Minister.”,

and

( c) in section 23—

(i) in subsection (1), by substituting for paragraph ( a) (as amended by section 41(1)( b)(i) of the Act of 2006) the following:

“( a) on summary conviction, to a class A fine, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months, or to both,”,

and

(ii) in subsection (2), by substituting for paragraph ( a) (as amended by section 41(1)( b)(ii) of the Act of 2006) the following:

“( a) on summary conviction, to a class A fine, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months, or to both,”,

( d) in section 29, by substituting for subsection (1) (inserted by section 41(1)( c) of the Act of 2006) the following:

“(1) There shall be paid—

( a) on an application for the grant of a licence, the issue of an authorisation or a certificate or the provision of a service under regulations made under section 8 or a renewal or amendment of any of them, such fee (if any),

( b) in respect of a licence, authorisation, or certificate under regulations made under section 8 which is in force for a definite or indefinite period of more than 12 months, such annual fee (if any), and

( c) in respect of any fee or levy to which regulations under section 8(2)( b)(vii) relate, such fee or levy,

as the Minister may determine.”.

(2) In this section “Act of 2006” means Irish Medicines Board (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006.