Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act, 1965


2.—In this Act—

“the Principal Act” means the Protection of Animals Act, 1911 ;

“castration” means an operation for the complete surgical removal of the gonads or a process designed to cause their complete atrophy;

“greyhound” includes any whippet and any strain or cross of greyhound or whippet;

“horse” includes donkey, mule and hinny;

“public road” includes any public highway, street or footpath;

“public place” means any place to which the public have access whether as of right or by permission and whether subject to or free of charge;

“veterinary surgeon” means a person for the time being registered in the register of veterinary surgeons established and maintained under the Veterinary Surgeons Act, 1931 ;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Agriculture.