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Animal Welfare Act 2006

Volume 498: debated on Monday 2 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when he plans to bring forward secondary legislation under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to make provision for pet vending. (297401)

Although DEFRA intends to review the law on the selling of pet animals, such a review will not take place during this business year. The timing of a review will largely depend on balancing priorities.