Clause 3 - Responsibility for animals

Part of Animal Welfare Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 11:45 am ar 17 Ionawr 2006.

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Photo of Norman Baker Norman Baker Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 11:45, 17 Ionawr 2006

That person might be in charge or in control, but they would not own the animal. Clause 3(3) states that

''a person who owns an animal shall always be regarded as being a person who is responsible for it.''

It is perfectly possible to own an animal and not be able to responsible for it.