Control of Dogs Act 1986
Issue of licences.
3.— (1) A dog licence shall be issued to a person by the local authority for the functional area in which the dog is kept at, or is intended to be kept after, the issue of the licence.
(2) A general dog licence shall be issued to a person by the local authority and shall relate to all dogs kept by F6 [ such person at the premises specified in the licence ] within the functional area of the local authority.
(3) A local authority may, with the consent of the Minister, enter into arrangements with any other person for the issue of licences on its behalf.