Control of Dogs Act 1986

Duration of licence.

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F7 [ 7. (1) A dog licence shall be in the prescribed form and shall be valid

( a ) at the option of the person to whom it is issued, for

(i) a period of 12 months, or

(ii) any longer period standing prescribed for the time being,

from the date of its issue, or

( b ) at the option of the person to whom it is issued, for a period that is contemporaneous with the remainder of the lifetime of the dog in respect of which the licence is issued.

(2) A general dog licence shall be in the prescribed form and shall be valid, at the option of the person to whom it is issued, for the period of 12 months, or any longer period standing prescribed for the time being, from the date of its issue. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F7

Substituted (1.01.2012) by Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010 (29/2010), s. 24, S.I. No. 699 of 2011.

Editorial Notes:

E5

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.02.1999) by Control of Dogs Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 442 of 1998), in effect as per reg. 2.

E6

Power pursuant to section exercised (2.01.2012) by Control of Dogs (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 700 of 2011), in effect as per reg. 2.

E7

Previous affecting provision: section amended (1.02.1999) by Control of Dogs (Amendment) Act 1992 (13/1992), s. 3, S.I. No. 443 of 1998; section substituted as per F-note above.

E7

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (3.02.1987) by Control of Dogs Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 30 of 1987); revoked (1.02.1999) by Control of Dogs Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 442 of 1998), reg. 4 and sch. 1, in effect as per reg. 2.