Abattoirs Act, 1988

Prohibition on use of premises as abattoir.

8.—(1) The occupier of any premises shall not use such premises, or permit such premises to be used, as an abattoir unless he is the holder of a licence (in this Act referred to as an “abattoir licence”) in respect of such premises.

(2) A person, who is not the occupier of a premises, shall not use such premises as an abattoir unless the occupier of the premises is the holder of an abattoir licence in respect of such premises.

(3) Any person who contravenes the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence.