Clause 29 - Power of justice of the peace to authorise entry and search

Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 2:15 pm ar 16 Tachwedd 2021.

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Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

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

Clause 29 enables a justice of the peace to authorise the police—again, this has been asked for—to enter and search premises in connection with offences where a dog is believed to have attacked or worried livestock. That includes the power to take a sample or impression from the dog.

Question put and agreed to.

Clause 29 accordingly ordered to stand part of the Bill.