The Committee is asking for written submissions from people on the following issues:
-The effectiveness of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 with regard to domestic pets;-Regulation surrounding the sale of domestic pets, including online sales and advertising;
-Enforcement of current animal welfare legislation, including prosecution of offences by the police, local authorities, the RSPCA and others; -Comparative approaches to enforcement in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and WalesThe Petitions teamUK Government and Parliament
The deadline for submissions is Thursday 17 March 2016.
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