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Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999

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3Commencement and duration of licence

(1)After subsection (5) of section 1 of the 1973 Act insert—

(5A)A local authority shall determine whether to grant such a licence before the end of the period of three months beginning with the day on which the application for the licence is received.

(2)In subsection (6) of that section (commencement of licences), for the words from “(according” to the end substitute come into force at the beginning of the day specified in the licence as the day on which it is to come into force; and that day shall be the later of—

(a)the day stated in the application as that on which the applicant wishes the licence to come into force; and

(b)the day on which the licence is granted.

(3)In subsection (7) of that section (period of licence), for “year to which it relates” substitute “period of one year beginning with the day on which it comes into force”.

(4)Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to any application for a licence received before the day on which this Act comes into force; and subsections (2) and (3) do not apply in relation to a licence granted before that day.

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