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5. A person may not apply for a licence if the person is disqualified under—
(a)section 5(3) of the Pet Animals Act 1951(1) from keeping a pet shop;
(b)section 1 of the Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1954(2) from having custody of an animal;
(c)section 3(3) of the Animal Boarding Establishments Act 1963(3) from keeping a boarding establishment for animals;
(d)section 4(3) of the Riding Establishments Act 1964(4) from keeping a riding establishment;
(e)section 3(3) of the Breeding of Dogs Act 1973(5) from keeping a breeding establishment;
(f)section 6(2) of the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976(6) from keeping a dangerous wild animal; or
(g)section 34 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006,
and any licence issued to a person so disqualified is invalid.
1951 c. 35. Section 5(3) was amended by section 64 of, and paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 3 to, the Animal Welfare Act 2006.
1954 c. 40. Section 1 was repealed by section 65 of, and Schedule 4 to, the Animal Welfare Act 2006.
1963 c. 43. Section 3(3) was amended by section 64 of, and paragraph 5(2) of Schedule 3 to, the Animal Welfare Act 2006.
1964 c. 70. Section 4(3) was amended by section 64 of, and paragraph 6(2) of Schedule 3 to, the Animal Welfare Act 2006.
1976 c. 38. Section 6(2) was amended by section 64 of, and paragraph 9 of Schedule 3 to, the Animal Welfare Act 2006.
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