Control of Dogs Act 1986

Issue of licences.

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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.

(4) A licence which, before the commencement of this Act, was issued pursuant to section 37 of the Finance Act, 1925, shall be deemed for all purposes to be a licence issued under this Act.