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Dangerous Dogs
Welsh Government stops work on its draft dog control Bill

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THE Welsh Government has suspended work on the draft Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill, saying that there could be benefits to working with the UK Government to take forward proposals being developed in England ‘on a Wales and England basis’.

The Welsh draft Bill was published for consultation in November last year and included a range of measures aimed at dealing with out-of-control and dangerous dogs and promoting more responsible dog ownership (VR, December 1, 2012, vol 171, p 545). However, in a written ministerial statement on May 2, Alun Davies, the Welsh minister for natural resources and …

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