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Horses (Transit Order)

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 5 March 1952

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asked the Minister of Agriculture how many vehicles conveying horses have been inspected by his officers since Statutory Instrument, 1951. No. 335, on the transit of horses, came into operation on 19th March, 1951; and what other action has been taken to ensure that this Order is being fully complied with on the railways and on the road.

The information asked for in the first part of the Question is not available. The police and local authorities have the duty of enforcing the provisions of this Order and their attention has been specially called to their responsibilities under it.