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Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010

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Number 29 of 2010


DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACT 2010


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1. Short title, collective citation and commencement.

2. Definitions.

3. Regulations.

4. Expenses.

5. Service of documents.

6. Offences.

7. Fixed payment notice.

8. Review of operation of Act.

PART 2

Regulation of Dog Breeding Establishments

9. Register of dog breeding establishments.

10. Representations made by applicant for registration under section 9.

11. Appeal to District Court against decision of local authority.

12. Removal of dog breeding establishment from register.

13. Appropriate fee.

14. Annual dog breeding establishment charge.

15. Duties of operators of dog breeding establishments.

16. Identification of dogs.

17. Notification of sale or transfer of dog.

18. Authorised persons.

19. Powers of authorised persons.

20. Improvement notice.

21. Closure notice.

22. Offence to operate unregistered dog breeding establishment.

23. Forgery of documents.

PART 3

Amendment of Control of Dogs Act 1986

24. Duration of licences issued under Act of 1986.

25. Licence fees payable under Act of 1986.

26. Amendment of section 19 of Act of 1986.


Acts Referred to

Charities Act 2009

2009, No. 6

Control of Dogs (Amendment) Act 1992

1992, No. 13

Control of Dogs Act 1986

1986, No. 32

Control of Dogs Acts 1986 and 1992

Criminal Procedure Act 1967

1967, No. 12

Local Government Act 2001

2001, No. 37

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997

1997, No. 39

Veterinary Practice Act 2005

2005, No. 22

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Number 29 of 2010


DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACT 2010


AN ACT TO REGULATE THE OPERATION OF DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS; TO REQUIRE LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN REGISTERS OF DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS; TO PROHIBIT THE OPERATION OF UNREGISTERED DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS; TO AMEND THE CONTROL OF DOGS ACT 1986 ; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH.

[21st July, 2010]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: