454. Provision of wharves and other places; acquisition of land.

A local authority may provide wharves, stations, lairs, sheds and other places for landing, reception, keeping, selling, slaughtering or disposing of imported and other animals, or carcases, fodder, litter1, dung or other things2. Such places are 'markets' within the Markets and Fairs Clauses Act 1847, the provisions of which relating to building, maintaining and holding markets, erecting and managing slaughterhouses, weighing goods, levying tolls, making byelaws, and accounts3, are incorporated with the Animal Health Act 1981