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The Welfare of Animals (Dog Breeding Establishments and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Notices

    4. 4.Licensing of a dog breeding establishment

  3. PART II

    1. 5.Licences

    2. 6.Persons who shall not apply for a licence

    3. 7.Death of a licence holder

    4. 8.Fees

  4. PART III

    1. 9.Grounds for amendment and suspension

    2. 10.Procedure for suspension and amendment

    3. 11.Reinstatement of licence

    4. 12.Grounds for revocation of a licence

    5. 13.Notice of revocation

    6. 14.Appeals

  5. PART IV

    1. 15.Powers of entry and search

    2. 16.Evidence of registers

    3. 17.Post-conviction powers

    4. 18.Offences

    5. 19.Transitional provisions

    6. 20.Enforcement

    7. 21.Amendment of the Dogs (Northern Ireland) Order 1983

    8. 22.Amendment of the Dogs (Licensing and Identification) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

    9. 23.Repeals

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Application for a Dog Breeding Establishment Licence

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Dog Breeding Establishment Licence

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Particulars to be contained in a register of Dog Breeding Establishment Licences kept by district councils

      1. 1.The licence-holder’s surname, forename/s, address and contact telephone.

      2. 2.The premises at which the dogs are kept if different...

      3. 3.The number of breeding bitches over 6 months old to...

      4. 4.The number of other dogs over 6 months old to...

      5. 5.Licence number.

      6. 6.Date of issue of licence.

      7. 7.Date until which the licence is valid.

      8. 8.Details of any dog which has been subject to any...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Licence Conditions

      1. 1.Condition 1: Accommodation and environment

      2. 2.Condition 2: Whelping facilities

      3. 3.Condition 3: Diet

      4. 4.Condition 4: Normal behaviour

      5. 5.Condition 5: Socialization

      6. 6.Condition 6: Enhancement and enrichment

      7. 7.Condition 7: Health

      8. 8.Condition 8: Mating

      9. 9.Condition 9: Change of ownership of a puppy

      10. 10.Condition 10: Identification of breeding bitches and other dogs

      11. 11.Condition 11: Identification of puppies

      12. 12.Condition 12: Record keeping requirements

  7. Explanatory Note

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