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The Sale of Dogs (Identification Tag) (Scotland) Regulations 1999

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Sale of Dogs (Identification Tag) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 and shall come into force on 30th December 1999.

(2) These Regulations extend to Scotland only.


2.  In addition to the information required under section 8(5) of the Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999 to be displayed on an identifying tag or badge, that identifying tag or badge shall also clearly display the following other information:–

(a)the date of birth of the dog; and

(b)the identifying number, if any, allocated to the dog by the licensed breeding establishment at which it was born.


A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,


15th December 1999

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