Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010


Number 29 of 2010


DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 27 July 2015


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 Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 (29/2015), enacted 27 July 2015, and all statutory instruments up to and including Local Government (Prescribed Bodies) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 446 of 2015), made 29 July 2015, 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

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Number 29 of 2010


DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 27 July 2015


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 1999, 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 Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 (29/2015), enacted 27 July 2015, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

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 Local Government (Prescribed Bodies) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 446 of 2015), made 29 July 2015, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 29 of 2010


DOG BREEDING ESTABLISHMENTS ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 27 July 2015



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 2015


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

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.