164. Welfare of animals in transit and at markets.

164.     Welfare of animals in transit and at markets.

Provision is made for the protection of animals, including farm animals, during transport1, under which it is required that:

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    (1)     no person may transport animals or cause animals to be transported in a way likely to cause injury or undue suffering to them2;

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    (2)     transported animals are fit for the journey3;

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    (3)     arrangements are made to minimise the length of the journey and meet the animals' needs during the journey4;

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    (4)     the means of transport and loading and unloading facilities are designed, constructed, maintained and operated so as