Licensing of activities involving animals

Closed 26 Sep 2023

Opened 4 Jul 2023

Results updated 20 Mar 2024


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This consultation seeks views on proposals to introduce new licensing regulations in Scotland covering a range of animal-related activities when carried on in the course of a business. The consultation also seeks views on proposals to licence greyhound racing in Scotland, and replace existing legislation covering animal boarding (including day care) and riding establishments, replacing it with updated licensing requirements.

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