SCHEDULE 27 Enabling Powers: Alteration of Maximum Penalties etc
SCHEDULE 27 Enabling Powers: Alteration of Maximum Penalties etc

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(1)     Section 3 of the Plant Health Act 1967 (control of spread of pests in Great Britain) is amended as follows.

(2)     In subsection (4A), for “three months” there is substituted “the prescribed term”.

(3)     After that subsection there is inserted—

“(4B)     In subsection (4A) above, “the prescribed term” means—

(a)     in relation to England and Wales, 51 weeks;

(b)     in relation to Scotland, three months.”

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In section 38(5) of the Slaughterhouses Act 1974 (maximum penalties to be prescribed by regulations), the words “or imprisonment for a term of three months or both” are omitted.

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(1)     Section 11 of the

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