Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010


Number 29 of 2010


DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 27 July 2017


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including National Shared Services Office Act 2017 (26/2017), enacted 26 July 2017, and all statutory instruments up to and including Community Development (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 357 of 2017), made 26 July 2017, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act, the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to

revisedacts@lawreform.ie.


Number 29 of 2010


DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 27 July 2017


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Control of Dogs Acts 1986 to 2014: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation ( Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 1(10)). The Acts in this group are:

Control of Dogs Act 1986 (32/1986)

Control of Dogs (Amendment) Act 1992 (13/1992)

Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010 (29/2010), part 3

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014) , s. 1(10), the amendments to the Control of Dogs Act 1986 and the Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010 provided for in s. 5(6) and Part 6 of Schedule 2 and the amendment to Control of Dogs Act 1986 provided for by s. 77 of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available. A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1978, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 (29/2015)

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014)

Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 (15/2013)

Welfare of Greyhounds Act 2011 (29/2011)

Control of Dogs Acts 1986 to 2010

All Acts up to and including National Shared Services Office Act 2017 (26/2017), enacted 26 July 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Community Development (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2017. (S. I. No. 357 of 2017)

Dog Breeding Establishments (Prescribed Fees and Forms) Regulations 2011 (S. I. No. 701 of 2011)

Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010 (Commencement) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 699 of 2011)

All statutory instruments up to and including Community Development (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 357 of 2017), made 26 July 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 29 of 2010


DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 27 July 2017



Acts Referred to

Charities Act 2009

2009, No. 6

Control of Dogs (Amendment) Act 1992

1992, No. 13

Control of Dogs Act 1986

1986, No. 32

Control of Dogs Acts 1986 and 1992

Criminal Procedure Act 1967

1967, No. 12

Local Government Act 2001

2001, No. 37

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997

1997, No. 39

Veterinary Practice Act 2005

2005, No. 22


Number 29 of 2010


DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 27 July 2017


AN ACT TO REGULATE THE OPERATION OF DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS; TO REQUIRE LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN REGISTERS OF DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS; TO PROHIBIT THE OPERATION OF UNREGISTERED DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS; TO AMEND THE CONTROL OF DOGS ACT 1986; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH.

[21 st July, 2010]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

Functions under collectively cited Control of Dogs Acts transferred (27.07.2017) by Community Development (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 357 of 2017), arts. 2, 3 and sch. part 1, in effect as per art. 1(2), subject to transitional provisions in arts. 4-8.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the exercise, performance or execution of any functions transferred by Article 3 are transferred to the Department of Rural and Community Development.

(2) References to the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government contained in any Act or any instrument made under such Act and relating to any administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Rural and Community Development.

3. (1) The functions vested in the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government—

(a) by or under—

(i) the Acts specified in Part 1 of the Schedule,

(ii) the instruments specified in Part 2 of the Schedule, and

(b) in relation to—

(i) any programmes, schemes and funds arising from the performance of the functions transferred by this Order, including the programmes, schemes and funds specified in Part 3 of the Schedule,

(ii) Pobal, and

(iii) Irish Water Safety

are transferred to the Minister for Rural and Community Development.

(2) References to the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government contained in any Act or instrument made under such Act and relating to any functions transferred by this Article shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Rural and Community Development.

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SCHEDULE

PART 1

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Control of Dogs Acts 1986 to 2014

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C2

Application of Act restricted (1.01.2012) by Welfare of Greyhounds Act 2011 (29/2011), s. 29, S.I. No. 657 of 2011.

Non-application of Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010.

29.— The Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010 does not apply to a premises entered on the register or to which section 12(3) applies.