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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-02-02more like thismore than 2015-02-02
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Meat: Ritual Slaughter remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that the ritual manner of slaughtering animals for kosher and halal meat is in accordance with European Union regulations on animal welfare; and if not, what action they are taking. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-05more like thismore than 2015-02-05
star this property answer text <p>Council Regulation (EC) 1099/2009, on the protection of animals at the time of killing, permits the slaughter of animals in accordance with religious rites. It also contains strict requirements that need to be observed when carrying out such slaughter and allows individual Member States to put in place additional, national rules that provide greater welfare protection. The UK has maintained its long-standing existing national rules on religious slaughter in addition to the European regulation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord De Mauley more like this
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less than 2015-02-05T15:38:45.353Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-05T15:38:45.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord De Mauley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this