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Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 40 – Power to make dog control orders

This section enables district councils to make orders that apply offences aimed at the control of dogs (“dog control orders”) to specified land in their area. Subsection (3) sets out the four categories of offence that can be provided for. The effect of subsection (4) is that the scope of offences that can be provided for in dog control orders will be set out in regulations.

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