Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013
Regulation of sale of animals to minors.
22.—(1) A person shall not—
( a) sell an animal to a person who is apparently under the age of 16 years, or
( b) give an animal as a prize to a person who is apparently under the age of 16 years, unless that person is accompanied by a person of full age to whom section 2(3) refers.
(2) A person who contravenes this section commits an offence.