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Animal welfare
Action plan for improving enforcement of animal welfare law in Northern Ireland

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AN action plan aimed at improving animal welfare enforcement and at protecting animals from neglect and abuse in Northern Ireland was launched by Michelle McIlveen, the minister for agriculture, environment and rural affairs in Northern Ireland, on November 4.

The action plan sets out how the 68 recommendations made following a review of the implementation of the Welfare of Animals Act (NI) 2011 will be brought in. The review, which published its final report earlier this year, examined how the …

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