Statutory Instruments

2018 No. 486

Animals, England

The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018


16th April 2018

Coming into force

1st October 2018

The Secretary of State is, in relation to England, the appropriate national authority for the purpose of exercising the powers conferred by section 13(2), (7), (8) and (10) of and Parts 1 and 3 of Schedule 1 to the Animal Welfare Act 2006(1), and makes the following Regulations in exercise of those powers.

In accordance with section 13(9) of that Act, the Secretary of State has consulted such persons appearing to the Secretary of State to represent interests with which these Regulations are concerned as the Secretary of State considered appropriate.

In accordance with section 61(2) of that Act, a draft of this instrument has been laid before Parliament and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.


2006 c. 45. The appropriate national authority is defined in section 62(1) of the Act.