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3.—(1) The Pet Animals Act 1951 is amended as follows.
(2) After section 1(2) (licensing of pet shops), insert–
“(2A) Where a person is for the time being disqualified under section 28F(1) and (2) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22), or section 40(1) and (2) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), notwithstanding subsection (2), a local authority shall not grant a licence to keep a pet shop to that person.”.
(3) After section 5(4) (offences and disqualifications), insert–
“(5) Where a person is convicted of any offence under sections 28C or 28F(16) of the Animal Health Act, 1981 (c. 22), or sections 19 to 24, 25(7), 29 or 40(11) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act, 2006 (asp 11), the court by which he is convicted has the same powers under subsections (3) and (4) in relation to such convictions as it has in relation to convictions for offences under this Act.”.
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