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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Welfare of Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (England) Regulations 2012 No. 2932
3.—(1) The operator must make and maintain a list of each licensed animal with all the information necessary to identify that animal individually and must provide the Secretary of State with a copy of the list and any variation as soon as possible after they are made.
(2) The operator must make and maintain an individual record for each licensed animal.
(3) The record required to be made by sub-paragraph (2) must—
(a)include all information necessary to identify the animal individually;
(b)include all relevant permits and registrations for the animal;
(c)include all relevant medical and reproductive history and behavioural issues for the animal;
(d)include all veterinary treatments administered to the animal;
(e)include the date and source of acquisition of the animal and, where relevant, the date when the animal leaves the travelling circus and its destination; and
(f)be retained by the operator for at least three years from the date when the animal left the travelling circus.
(4) The operator must make and maintain a list showing the current location of each licensed animal.
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