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Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976

Volume 87: debated on Thursday 21 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many district councils in England and Wales have issued licences under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976; if he will list the names thereof; and what information he has as to the fees charged by each local authority.

Local authorities are responsible for granting licences under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 and are required to charge such fees as are necessary to cover their costs. No central record is kept of the number of licences issued and fees charged.