Control of Slaughtering of Cattle Act

Chapter number: 
48
In force: 
Yes

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CONSOLIDATED TO 30 JUNE 2012

 

LAWS OF SEYCHELLES

CHAPTER 48

 

CONTROL OF SLAUGHTERING OF CATTLE ACT

[1st October, 1961]

Act 19 of 1961.

S.I. 95 of 1975

Act 23 of 1976

Act 18 of 1981

 

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

1.                    Short title.

2.                    Interpretation

3.                    Restriction of slaughtering of cattle

4.                    Penalties for conviction

5.                    Delegation of  powers

6.                    Regulations

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     This Act may be cited as the Control of Slaughtering of Cattle Act.

 

     In this Act unless the context otherwise requires ?

 

"cattle" means cows, heifers, and heifer calves.

 

     No person shall slaughter or cause to be slaughtered any cattle unless a written permit that such cattle may be slaughtered has been issued by the prescribed authority and is in force.

 

     Any person who contravenes any of the provisions of section 3 shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred rupees and to imprisonment not exceeding six months.

 

     The authority by whom permits may be issued for the slaughter of cattle under this Act may delegate his powers to any officers or persons designated by him and thereupon the authority and any such officers or persons may exercise such powers.

 

     The Minister may make regulations for carrying out the objects and provisions of this Act and without prejudice to the generality of the power hereby conferred such regulations may?

 

(a)        prescribe the authority by whom permits may be issued for the slaughter of cattle;

 

(b)        amend, add to or alter the definition of cattle in section 2;

 

(c)        limit the application of this Act to certain parts of Seychelles;

 

(d)       suspend the operation of this Act indefinitely or for specified period or periods of time.

 

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LAWS OF SEYCHELLES

CHAPTER 48

CONTROL OF SLAUGHTERING OF CATTLE ACT

SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

 

SECTION 6

THE CONTROL OF SLAUGHTERING OF CATTLE REGULATIONS

[4th September, 1961]

S.I. 56 of 1961

S.I 104 of 1975

                                                             

ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS

 

1.            Citation.

2.            Prescribed authority.

3.            Application of Act.

 

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1.      These regulations may be cited as the Control of Slaughtering of Cattle Regulations.

2.      The authority by whom permits may be issued for the slaughter of cattle under the Act shall be the Chief Agricultural Officer.

3.      The Act shall apply only to the islands of Mahé, Praslin and La Digue.

 

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