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Control of Horses (Wales) Act 2014

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2Power of local authority to seize horses

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(1)A local authority may seize and impound a horse which is on any highway, or in any other public place, in the local authority’s area if the local authority has reasonable grounds for believing that the horse is there without lawful authority.

(2)A local authority may seize and impound a horse which is on any other land in the local authority’s area if the local authority has reasonable grounds for believing—

(a)in the case of land of which the local authority is the occupier, that the horse is there without the local authority’s consent, or

(b)in the case of other land in the local authority’s area, that the horse is there without the consent of the occupier of the land and that the occupier consents to the local authority seizing and impounding it.

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