Schedule 3 - Decisions relating to primates: representations and appeals

Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 10:45 am ar 16 Tachwedd 2021.

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Amendments made: 79, in schedule 3, page 39, line 32, leave out “First-tier Tribunal” and insert “appropriate tribunal or court”.

This amendment, together with Amendments 80 and 81, secures that appeals under Schedule 3 in Wales are made to a magistrates’ court.

Amendment 80, in schedule 3, page 39, line 34, at end insert—

“(2) In this paragraph and paragraph 9, ‘appropriate tribunal or court’ means—

(a) in relation to an appeal relating to the decision of a local authority in England, the First-tier Tribunal;

(b) in relation to an appeal relating to the decision of a local authority in Wales, a magistrates’ court.”

See the explanatory statement to Amendment 79.

Amendment 81, in schedule 3, page 39, line 35, leave out “First-tier Tribunal” and insert “appropriate tribunal or court”.—(Victoria Prentis.)

See the explanatory statement to Amendment 79.

Question proposed, That the schedule, as amended, be the Third schedule to the Bill.

Photo of Victoria Prentis Victoria Prentis The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The schedule clearly sets out the circumstances in which a person may appeal a local authority’s decision. That includes decisions on applications for a primate licence or registration, rectification notices issued under a primate licence or registration, and the revoking or amending of a licence to keep primates.

Question put and agreed to.

Schedule 3, as amended, accordingly agreed to.