Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013

67.

Grant of licences for animal marts, etc.

67.—(1) On the application of or on behalf of a person who proposes to carry on the business of an animal mart or other activity or event at a specified place in such form and containing such particulars as the Minister may direct, the Minister may, at his or her discretion, grant for such duration as he or she sees fit, a licence authorising the carrying on of that business, activity or event at that place.

(2) The Minister may attach such terms or conditions, as he or she considers appropriate to the licence.

(3) The Minister may, if he or she so thinks fit, amend or revoke a condition attached to a licence.

(4) If the holder of a licence breaches a condition attached to the licence or causes another to breach a condition of it he or shecommits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a class A fine.

(5) If a holder of a licence breaches a term or condition attached to the licence or causes another to breach a condition of it, the Minister may suspend the licence for such period or periods as the Minister considers necessary for the licence holder to remedy the breach.

(6) A licence granted under section 3 of the Livestock Marts Act 1967 which is in force immediately before the commencement of this section continues in force as if granted under this section.