Rabies (Importation of Dogs, Cats and Other Mammals) Order 1974: Prosecutions

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 12th March 2020.

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Photo of Luke Pollard Luke Pollard Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many cases have been prosecuted under the Rabies (Importation of Dogs, Cats and Other Mammals) Order 1974.

Photo of Luke Pollard Luke Pollard Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many cases have been prosecuted under the Non-Commercial Movement of Pet Animals Order 2011.

Photo of Chris Philp Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Ministry of Justice has published data up to December 2018. The number of prosecutions for offences under the Rabies (Importation of Dogs, Cats and Other Mammals) Order 1974 for 2014 to 2018 can be found in the accompanying table for the last five years for which data have been published.

Data for offences under the Non-Commercial Movement of Pet Animals Order 2011 are not held centrally by the Ministry of Justice. This information may be held by the individual courts in England and Wales and as such it can only be obtained at disproportionate cost

Data for the year ending December 2019 will be published in May 2020.

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