Clause 3 - Responsibility for animals

Part of Animal Welfare Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 12:00 pm ar 17 Ionawr 2006.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Bill Wiggin Bill Wiggin Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 12:00, 17 Ionawr 2006

The Minister is doing as good a job as can be expected. The example that sprang immediately to my mind is this: if a person sends his dog away for training and the trainer beats that dog—perhaps he is a bad trainer, or perhaps he did not do his job properly—the dog owner would be responsible according to the Minister, would he not?