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VOLUME: V
CONTROL OF LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY
CHAPTER: 36:01

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

 

PART I
Preliminary

 

SECTION

 

1.        Short title

2.        Interpretation

 

PART II
Purchases of Livestock

 

3.        Permits for sale or disposal by persons subject to any Botswana customary law

4.        Purchase or acquisition of livestock

5.        Sale or disposal of livestock

6.        Licences and fees

7.        Fees for permits

8.        Deposit or security required on issue of livestock buyer's licence

9.        Free licences

10.        Licences to be carried and produced

11.        Touts

12.        Returns

13.        All livestock to be branded after purchase or acquisition

14.        Sale, purchase or other disposal of hypothecated cattle

15.        Offences

16.        Onus on accused persons

17.        Public sales of livestock

 

PART III
Export of Livestock

 

18.        Export by registered exporters and registered producers only on export permit

19.        Restriction on export of breeding stock

20.        Application for registration as exporter or producer

21.        Information to be furnished on demand

22.        Offences

 

PART IV
Levy on Cattle Exported

 

23.        Levy on cattle exported

24.        Manner of payment

25.        Cattle export levy fund

26.        Offence to export without having paid levy

27.        Sufficiency of proof of non-payment of levy

28.        Suspension of levy

 

PART V
Exports of the Products of the Slaughtering of Livestock and the Licensing, etc., of Export Slaughter Houses

 

29.        Export of meat to be from export slaughter house or under permit

30.        Supplying livestock to an export slaughter house

31.        Construction of slaughter house capable of use for the export trade

 

PART VI
General

 

32.        Refusal of removal permits or the imposition of conditions

33.        Power to make regulations

34.        Penalties

 

PART VII
Purchase of Livestock Produce

 

35.        Licence to purchase or acquire produce for the purpose of trade

36.        Extension of licence

37.        Endorsement of conditions on licences

38.        Licence fees

39.        Penalties and onus of proof

 

                            Schedule

 

Proc. 67, 1941,
Proc. 23, 1943,
Proc. 21, 1944,
Cap. 86, 1948,
Proc. 21, 1950,
Proc. 65, 1952,
Proc. 84, 1953,
Cap. 109, 1959,
Proc. 16, 1959,
Law 21, 1961,
L.N. 84, 1966,
Act 43, 1971,
Act 32, 1977.

An Act to make provision for the control of livestock.

[Date of Commencement: 19th December, 1941]

Part:I Preliminary (ss 1-2)

 

1.       Short title

 

            This Act may be cited as the Control of Livestock Industry Act.

 

2.       Interpretation

 

            For the purposes of this Act, the expression-

            "Chief" has the meaning assigned to it under the Chieftainship Act;

            "export slaughter house" means a slaughter house licensed as an export slaughter house under section 29;

            "livestock" includes cattle, sheep and goats;

            "non-tribal area" means any area which is not a tribal area as defined in this section;

            "slaughter house" means a place where livestock are slaughtered for human consumption;

            "tribal area" means the area known as the Barolong Farms, as described in Schedule B to the  Botswana Boundaries Act, and the Bamangwato, Batawana, Bakgatla, Bakwena, Bangwaketse, Bamalete and the Batlokwa Tribal Territories, as defined in the Tribal Territories Act, or any area which may be added thereto by law.