Clause 49 - Power to detain vessels, aircraft and hovercraft

Animal Welfare Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:15 am on 26th January 2006.

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Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

I should like to ask the Minister a question: why is a hovercraft not included in the definition of a vessel? Why is it defined separately?

It being twenty-five minutes past Ten o’clock, The Chairman adjourned the Committee without Question put, pursuant to the Standing Order.

Adjourned till this day at One o’clock.