Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013


Summary proceedings.

55.—(1) An offence under this Act F23 [ ] may be prosecuted summarily by—

( a) the Minister, other than in respect of an offence under section 18 or section 22 ,

( b) the local authority in whose functional area the offence is alleged to have been committed, or

( c) a member of the Garda Síochána, in accordance with section 8 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005.

(2) Notwithstanding section 10(4) of the Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act 1851, summary proceedings for an offence under this Act may be instituted within 12 months of the commission of the offence.




Deleted (28.05.2019) by Greyhound Racing Act 2019 (15/2019), s. 66 item 14, commenced on enactment.