Proposed Pet Shop (Licensing) (Scotland) Bill

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Proposer

Jeremy Balfour MSP

Draft Proposal

A proposal for a Bill to improve animal welfare by enhancing local authority pet shop licensing powers and updating the licensing system including in relation to licence conditions, fees and inspections.

Lodged 23 March 2018

Consultation closed on 18 June 2018

Accompanied by: Consultation Document (690KB pdf)

Final Proposal

A proposal for a Bill to improve animal welfare by enhancing local authority pet shop licensing powers and updating the licensing system currently set out in the Pet Animals Act 1951, including in relation to licence conditions, fees and inspections.

Lodged 24 October 2018

Accompanied by: Summary of consultation responses (350KB pdf)

Total supporters:30

25 Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

3 Scottish Labour

2 Scottish Liberal Democrats

For supporters' names, see Proposed Pet Shop Licensing (Scotland) Bill list of supporters (89KB pdf)

 

Right to introduce Member's Bill Secured?

No, the proposal fell because a Scottish Government indication was given under Rule 9.14.3

 

 

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