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Amendments to the Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill

Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Marshalled List of Amendments to the Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

Clause 1
1     Page 1, line 5, leave out ("or primarily") 
2     Page 1, line 17, leave out ("£20,000") and insert ("level 5 on the standard scale") 
Clause 7
3*     Page 4, line 16, leave out subsection (2) and insert--
    ("(2)  Subject to subsection (3), sections 1 to 4 of this Act shall come into force on such day as the appropriate Ministers acting jointly may by order appoint.
    (2A)  Different days may be appointed under this section for different purposes.
    (2B)  No order shall be made under this section--
    (a)  before 1st January 2003, and
    (b)  unless, in the opinion of the appropriate Ministers, those persons engaged in fur farming in Great Britain, when taken as a whole, have failed to meet the then applicable Recommendation Concerning Fur Animals adopted by the Standing Committee of the European Convention for the Protection of Animals Kept for Farming Purposes.
    (2C)  In reaching their opinion under paragraph (b) of subsection (2B), the appropriate Ministers may seek advice from such persons as appear to the appropriate Ministers to have knowledge or experience of animal welfare.
    (2D)  If the appropriate Ministers propose to make an order under this section they shall lay before each House of Parliament a document setting out the reasons for doing so, and no order shall be made until the expiry of the period of sixty days beginning with the day on which the document was laid.")
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