375. Meaning of 'animals'.

Unless the context otherwise requires, the word 'animals' in the Animal Health Act 1981 generally means cattle1, sheep and goats, and all other ruminating animals and swine2. The appropriate authority3 may, however, by order4 extend this definition to include, for any purpose of the Act, any kind of mammal except man, and any kind of four-footed beast which is not a mammal