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Section 13

SCHEDULE 1E+WRegulations under section 13

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

Part 1 E+WLicences for the purposes of the section

IntroductoryE+W

1E+WThis Part has effect in relation to regulations under section 13(7) about licences for the purposes of section 13.

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 1 para. 1 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I2Sch. 1 para. 1 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

Licensing authorityE+W

2E+WRegulations shall provide for the licensing authority to be—

(a)a local authority, or

(b)the appropriate national authority.

Commencement Information

I3Sch. 1 para. 2 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I4Sch. 1 para. 2 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

3E+WWhere the licensing authority is a local authority, regulations may require the licensing authority to have regard in carrying out its functions under the regulations to such guidance as may be issued by the appropriate national authority.

Commencement Information

I5Sch. 1 para. 3 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I6Sch. 1 para. 3 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

Period of licenceE+W

4E+WRegulations may, in particular—

(a)make provision about the period for which licences are to be granted;

(b)make provision, in connection with the death of the holder of a licence, for the continuation in force of the licence for such period and subject to such conditions as the regulations may provide.

Commencement Information

I7Sch. 1 para. 4 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I8Sch. 1 para. 4 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

5E+WRegulations may not provide for licences to be granted for a period of more than 3 years.

Commencement Information

I9Sch. 1 para. 5 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I10Sch. 1 para. 5 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

Exercise of licensing functionsE+W

6E+WRegulations may, in particular—

(a)require a licensing authority not to grant a licence unless satisfied as to a matter specified in the regulations;

(b)require a licensing authority to have regard, in deciding whether to grant a licence, to a matter specified in the regulations.

Commencement Information

I11Sch. 1 para. 6 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I12Sch. 1 para. 6 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

7E+WRegulations shall make provision requiring a licensing authority not to grant a licence authorising the carrying on of an activity on specific premises unless the premises have been inspected as the regulations may provide.

Commencement Information

I13Sch. 1 para. 7 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I14Sch. 1 para. 7 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

Grant of licence subject to conditionsE+W

8(1)Regulations may, in particular, make provision for the grant of a licence subject to conditions.E+W

(2)Provision of the kind mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) may—

(a)enable a licensing authority to attach conditions to a licence;

(b)require a licensing authority to attach to a licence conditions specified in the regulations.

Commencement Information

I15Sch. 1 para. 8 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I16Sch. 1 para. 8 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

Breach of licence conditionE+W

9(1)Regulations may provide for breach of a condition of a licence to be an offence.E+W

(2)Regulations may not provide for an offence of breach of condition of a licence to be triable on indictment or punishable with—

(a)imprisonment for a term exceeding 51 weeks, or

(b)a fine exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.

(3)Regulations may provide that an offence of breach of condition of a licence is to be treated as a relevant offence for the purposes of section 23.

(4)Regulations may apply a relevant post-conviction power in relation to conviction for an offence of breach of condition of a licence.

Commencement Information

I17Sch. 1 para. 9 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I18Sch. 1 para. 9 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

AppealsE+W

10E+WRegulations may, in particular, make provision for appeals in relation to decisions of a licensing authority under the regulations.

Commencement Information

I19Sch. 1 para. 10 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I20Sch. 1 para. 10 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

FeesE+W

11E+WRegulations may include provision for fees or other charges in relation to the carrying out of functions of the licensing authority under the regulations.

Commencement Information

I21Sch. 1 para. 11 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I22Sch. 1 para. 11 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

Part 2 E+WRegistration for the purposes of the section

IntroductoryE+W

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

Commencement Information

I23Sch. 1 para. 12 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I24Sch. 1 para. 12 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

Registering authorityE+W

13E+WRegulations shall provide for the registering authority to be—

(a)a local authority, or

(b)the appropriate national authority.

Commencement Information

I25Sch. 1 para. 13 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I26Sch. 1 para. 13 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

14E+WWhere 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.

Commencement Information

I27Sch. 1 para. 14 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I28Sch. 1 para. 14 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

Exercise of registration functionsE+W

15E+WRegulations 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.

Commencement Information

I29Sch. 1 para. 15 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I30Sch. 1 para. 15 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

AppealsE+W

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

Commencement Information

I31Sch. 1 para. 16 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I32Sch. 1 para. 16 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

FeesE+W

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

Commencement Information

I33Sch. 1 para. 17 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I34Sch. 1 para. 17 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

Part 3 E+WSupplementary

18E+WPower to make regulations under section 13(7) includes power—

(a)to make provision for purposes other than the purpose of promoting the welfare of animals for which a person is responsible;

(b)to make different provision for different cases or areas;

(c)to provide for exemptions from a provision of the regulations, either subject to specified conditions or without conditions.

Commencement Information

I35Sch. 1 para. 18 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I36Sch. 1 para. 18 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

19(1)Power to make regulations under section 13 includes power to make incidental, supplementary, consequential or transitional provision or savings.E+W

(2)In the case of provision consequential on the repeal of an enactment specified in section 13(8), the power under sub-paragraph (1) includes power—

(a)to amend or repeal an enactment;

(b)to make provision for the purpose of continuing the effect of an enactment repealed under paragraph (a).

(3)The power under sub-paragraph (2)(b) includes power to provide that breach of a provision of the regulations is an offence, but does not include power to create an offence triable on indictment or punishable with—

(a)imprisonment for a term exceeding 51 weeks, or

(b)a fine exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.

Commencement Information

I37Sch. 1 para. 19 in force at 27.3.2007 for W. by S.I. 2007/1030, art. 2(1)(d)

I38Sch. 1 para. 19 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/499, art. 2(2)(f)

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