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Administratve burden & cost and compliance costs related to current and future Animal Health law (European Commission) - TSI response - March 2010

TSI response (PDF 104KB). TSI estimates that the administrative costs to local authorities in England, Wales, and Scotland of implementing European Animal Health and Welfare legislation is approximately £20 million. TSI also states that it believes that local authority Trading Standards Officers are best placed to deliver compliance as they are based within communities and have a knowledge and understanding of livestock keepers in their areas.