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Animal Welfare Act 2006

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Part 2Registration for the purposes of the section

Introductory

12This Part has effect in relation to regulations under section 13(7) about registration for the purposes of section 13.

Registering authority

13Regulations shall provide for the registering authority to be—

(a)a local authority, or

(b)the appropriate national authority.

14Where the registering authority is a local authority, regulations may require the registering authority to have regard in carrying out its functions under the regulations to such guidance as may be issued by the appropriate national authority.

Exercise of registration functions

15Regulations may, in particular—

(a)require a registering authority not to register an applicant for registration unless satisfied as to a matter specified in the regulations;

(b)require a registering authority to have regard, in deciding whether to register an applicant for registration, to a matter specified in the regulations.

Appeals

16Regulations may, in particular, make provision for appeals in relation to decisions of a registering authority under the regulations.

Fees

17Regulations may include provision for fees or other charges in relation to the carrying out of functions of the registering authority under the regulations.

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