HC Deb 01 November 1988 vol 139 c613W
Mr. Kirkwood

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the statutory powers which exist to regulate or control the setting up, development and expansion of pheasant rearing units with regard to(a) the suitability of the site, (b) the size of the units, (c) the odour therefrom, (d) control of any vermin attracted to the site, (e) fire precautions for gas cylinders for heating and (f) storage requirements for feedstuffs.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

Statutory controls under the following enactments may apply. The exact controls would depend on the individual circumstances of each case.

Pheasant unit control Statutory policy
(a) Suitability of the site Town and Country Planning (Scotland)

Act 1972

Town and Country Planning (General

Development) (Scotland) Order 1981

(b) Size of the units
(f) Storage for feedstuffs
(c) Odour Public Health (Scotland) Act 1897
(d) Control of vermin Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949
(e) Fire precautions The Highly Flammable Liquids and Liquified Petroleum Gas Regulations 1972