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LAWS OF SEYCHELLES
CONTROL OF SLAUGHTERING OF CATTLE ACT
REVISED EDITION 1991
PRINTED FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF SEYCHELLES
CONTROL OF SLAUGHTERING OF CATTLE ACT Act 19 of 1961
S.I. 95 of 1975
[1st October, 1961] Act 23 of 1976
Act 18 of 1981
Short title. 1 This Act may be cited as the Control of Slaughtering of
3/23/1976. Cattle Act.
Interpretation. 2 In this Act unless the context otherwise requires ‑
2/18/1981. "cattle" means cows, heifers, and heifer calves.
Restriction of 3 No person shall slaughter or cause to be slaughtered
slaughtering any cattle unless a written permit that such cattle may be
of cattle. slaughtered has been issued by the prescribed authority and is in force.
Penalties. 4 Any person who contravenes any of the provisions of section 3 shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred rupees and to imprisonment not exceeding six months.
Delegation of 5 The authority by whom permits may be issued for the
powers. slaughter of cattle under this Act may delegate his powers to any officers or persons designated by him and thereupon the authority and any such officers or persons may exercise such powers.
Regulations. 6 The Minister may make regulations for carrying out the
S.I. 95/1975. objects and provisions of this Act and without prejudice to
3/23/1976. the generality of the power hereby conferred such regulations may‑
(a) prescribe the authority by whom permits may be issued for the slaughter of cattle;
(b) amend, add to or alter the definition of cattle in section 2;
(c) limit the application of this Act to certain parts of Seychelles;
(c) suspend the operation of this Act indefinitely or for specified period or periods of time.