The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (Amendment to Schedule 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisr/1998/331/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1998-09-18

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1998 No. 331

ANIMALS
The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (Amendment to Schedule 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998

Made
18th September 1998

Coming into operation
1st January 1999

The Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 7(9) of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986(1) as adapted by section 29 of that Act and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act (Amendment to Schedule 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on 1st January 1999.

(3) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(2) shall apply to this order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Amendment of the Act

2.  At the end of Schedule 2 to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (animals to be obtained only from designated breeding or supplying establishments)(3), there shall be added—

“Pig, if genetically modified

Sheep, if genetically modified

Ferret

Gerbil”.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland on

L.S.
W. B. Smith
Assistant Secretary
18th September 1998.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
Article 2 of this Order adds references to ferrets and gerbils and to pigs and sheep, if genetically modified, to the list of animals in Schedule 2 to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 as from 1st January 1999. That Schedule lists animals which must be obtained only from designated breeding or supplying establishments.


(1)
1986 c. 14

(2)
1954 c. 33 (N.I.)

(3)
Schedule 2 has been amended by S.R. 1993 No. 407
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