164. Inspection of farm premises.

164.     Inspection of farm premises.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Animal Welfare (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/647, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

An inspector1 may carry out an inspection in order to:


    (1)     check compliance with regulations to promote the welfare of animals2 which relate to animals bred or kept for farming purposes; or


    (2)     ascertain whether any offence under or by virtue of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 has been or is being committed in relation to such animals3.