New Clause 18 - Prohibition on importation of cats and dogs with fashion-based mutilations

Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee on 18th November 2021.

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“(1) Cats and dogs with fashion-based mutilations may not be imported into the UK.

(2) For the purposes of this section, “fashion-based mutilations” include—

(a) cropped ears,

(b) docked tails, and

(c) declawed paws.”—

This new clause would prohibit dogs and cats that had been subjected to ‘fashion-based’ mutilations such as cropped ears, docked tails and declawed paws being imported into the UK.

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

Division number 14 Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill — New Clause 18 - Prohibition on importation of cats and dogs with fashion-based mutilations

Aye: 7 MPs

No: 8 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Committee divided: Ayes 7, Noes 8.

Question accordingly negatived.