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Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 41: Orders with respect to licences

This section provides that where a person is convicted of an offence under the sections relating to unnecessary suffering, prohibited procedures, docking of dogs’ tails, administration of poisons, abandonment, fighting, or welfare offence, an offence in connection with transferring an animal by way of sale or prize to a person under sixteen, or an offence against regulations made under section 12, the court may cancel any licence held by that person and make an order disqualifying the person from holding such a licence.

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