DUG Tag: Dog Law

Law: Dog Ownership

Control of Dogs Order 1992 (UK)

“…every dog while in a highway or in a place of public resort shall wear a collar with the name and address of the owner inscribed on the collar or on a plate or badge attached to it”.
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Scottish Outdoor Access Code

The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 created the right of ‘responsible public access’ to most land in Scotland. The main parts of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 are that:

– Everyone has the statutory right of access,
– Access rights apply to all land and inland waters (unless excluded)
– Access rights are for outdoor recreation, for crossing land and water, and for some educational and commercial purposes.
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Law: Dogs in Food Premises

This article was originally written in April 2012 but was updated in March 2014.

The legislation, which makes the provisions relating to dogs in food premises is contained in Regulations (EC) No 852/2004, Annex II, Chapter IX – Provisions applicable to foodstuffs (4) as below:

Adequate procedures are to be in place to control pests.

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