Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to amend the Animal Health Act 1981, including by making provision for preventing the spread of disease; to make provision for the welfare of animals, including for prevention of harm; and for connected purposes (SP Bill 47)

Current Status of the Bill

Received Royal Assent 11 July 2006

Stage 1

Stage 1 (to be completed by 24 February 2006)


Environment and Rural Development Committee:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Call for written evidence: 6 October 2005 – 18 November 2005

Stage 1 Report (Environment and Rural Development Committee) published on 7 February 2006


Stage 2

Stage 2 (to be completed by 31 March 2006):

Environment and Rural Development Committee:

After Stage 2:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Report on the Bill as amended at Stage 2 (Subordinate Legislation Committee) on 31 May 2006.

Stage 3

Stage 3:

Chamber proceedings:

Bill passed on 31 May 2006

Passage of the Bill:

Received Royal Assent 11 July 2006

Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (OPSI website)

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