127. Regulations to promote welfare.

127.     Regulations to promote welfare.

The appropriate authority1 may by regulations make such provision as the authority thinks fit for the purpose of promoting the welfare of animals2 for which a person is responsible3, or the progeny of such animals4. Without prejudice to the generality of this power, such regulations may, in particular:


    (1)     make provision imposing specific requirements for the purpose of securing that the needs5 of animals are met;


    (2)     make provision to facilitate or improve co-ordination in relation to the carrying out by different persons of functions relating to the welfare of animals;