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Primates: Pets

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 16 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many illegally held pet primates have been seized in each year since 2000; and where such seized primates were subsequently kept. (225076)

The enforcement and administration of the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 is a matter for local authorities. Central records are not kept on seizures of illegally held pet primates.