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The Microchipping of Dogs (Scotland) Regulations 2016

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13.—(1) It is an offence for a database operator to—

(a)fail to comply with regulation 8; or

(b)fail to comply with a notice served on it under regulation 9(1).

(2) It is an offence for a person mentioned in regulation 9(2) to fail to comply with a notice served on that person under regulation 9(2).

(3) It is an offence for an individual to fail to comply with regulation 5 without reasonable excuse.

(4) It is an offence for an individual to fail to comply with regulation 3(1) or (2).

(5) It is an offence for a keeper of a dog to—

(a)notify to a database operator any of the details set out in regulation 7 knowing them to be false in a material particular;

(b)recklessly notify to a database operator any of the details set out in regulation 7 which are false in a material particular;

(c)fail to comply with regulation 10(2);

(d)intentionally obstruct an authorised person in the exercise of their powers conferred by regulation 12; or

(e)fail to comply with a notice served under regulation 12(1)(b).

(6) An offence under paragraph (1), (2), or (4) is punishable on summary conviction by a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

(7) An offence under paragraph (3) or (5) is punishable on summary conviction by a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale.

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