Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013


Prohibition of unlicensed animal marts, etc.

66.—(1) A person shall not carry on—

( a) the business of an animal mart, or

( b) such other activity or event involving the sale of animals as the Minister may prescribe by order, subject to any conditions contained in the order,

in respect of—

(i) livestock, or

(ii) such other breed, species, type or class of animal as the Minister may prescribe by order,

at any place unless there is for the time being a licence in force in respect of that place.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a class A fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months, or to both.