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1. These Regulations—
(a)may be cited as the Dog Control Orders (Prescribed Offences and Penalties, etc.) Regulations 2006;
(b)come into force on the day after the day on which they are made;
(c)apply in England only.
2. In these Regulations—
“the Act” means the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005;
an “Authority” means either a primary authority or a secondary authority within the meaning of section 58 (primary and secondary authorities) of the Act.
3.—(1) For the purposes of section 55(4) of the Act, the offences capable of being provided for in a dog control order are those set out in paragraph 1 of each of Schedules 1 to 5.
(2) The penalty to be provided in relation to any offence in a dog control order is, on summary conviction, a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.
(3) A dog control order may specify the times at which, or the periods during which, an offence is to apply.
4. An Authority which makes a dog control order shall—
(a)in providing for any offence, use the wording specified in the Schedule applying to that offence (under the heading “offence”); and
(b)in all other respects make the order in the form set out in the said Schedule, or in a form substantially to the like effect.
5. An Authority which amends a dog control order it has made shall do so in accordance with Schedule 6.
6. The date of coming into force of a dog control order (including an order amending a dog control order) shall be at least 14 days after the date on which the order is made.
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
5th April 2006
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