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Control of Dogs (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 6: Discharge or variation of dog control notice at instigation of local authority

41.Section 6 enables a local authority to discharge or amend, with the agreement of P, a dog control notice. Such an action may not be taken when P has separately made an application for discharge or variation under section 7 of the Act.

42.The discharge could be made, for example, where the authorised officer is satisfied that the terms of the dog control notice have been complied with and the dog is now under control. Subsection (2) requires the intimation of any discharge to P.

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