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Reviewing Scotland's animal welfare act now ‘imperative’, says BVA president

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TEN years after the introduction of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act, it is now imperative to assess whether it has kept pace with changes in society and is still effective in protecting animal welfare in Scotland.

So said Gudrun Ravetz, the BVA president, addressing the BVA's Scottish dinner in Edinburgh last week.

Noting that Roseanna Cunningham, Scotland's cabinet secretary for environment, climate change and land reform, had told …

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