Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010

11.

Appeal to District Court against decision of local authority.

11.— (1) A person whose application for registration of a premises or dog breeding establishment under section 9 is refused may appeal the refusal to a judge of the District Court sitting in the district court district in which the premises or dog breeding establishment concerned is situated, not later than 14 days, or such longer period as a judge of the District Court sitting in that district may for good and sufficient reason determine, after service on the person of a notification in writing of the refusal.

(2) A person whose application for registration of a premises or dog breeding establishment under section 9 is granted subject to conditions in accordance with subsection (9) of that section may appeal the attachment of any one or more of those conditions to a judge of the District Court sitting in the district court district in which the premises or dog breeding establishment concerned is situated, not later than 14 days, or such longer period as a judge of the District Court sitting in that district may for good and sufficient reason determine, after service on the person of a notification in writing of the conditions.

(3) Upon an appeal under subsection (1), a judge of the District Court may make an order—

( a) requiring the local authority concerned to register the premises or dog breeding establishment in the register maintained by it,

( b) requiring the local authority concerned to register the premises or dog breeding establishment in the register maintained by it subject to the appellant’s complying with such conditions as are specified in the order, or

( c) affirming the refusal.

(4) Upon an appeal under subsection (2) , a judge of the District Court may make an order—

( a) removing such one or more of the conditions attached to the registration of the premises or dog breeding establishment concerned as are specified in the order, or

( b) affirming the decision by the local authority to attach the conditions concerned.

(5) A local authority shall comply with an order under this section.