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Potential controls or prohibition of electronic training aids in Scotland

Description
ISBN9781785448089
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateNovember 06, 2015

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Consultation open - 6th November 2015 to 29th January 2016

ISBN 978 1 78544 808 9 (Web only publication)
PPDAS 58133

This document is also available in pdf format (???k)
The Respondent Information Form is available in MS Word format (206k)
The Consultation Questionnaire is available in MS Word format (152k)

Contents

Covering Letter
List of interested parties

PART I: ABOUT THIS CONSULTATION
Topic of this consultation
Scope of this consultation
Geographical extent
Business and regulatory impact assessment
Audience
Body responsible for the consultation
Duration
How to make an enquiry
The Scottish Government consultation process
Responding to this consultation paper
Handling your response
Next steps in the process
Comments and complaints

PART II: BACKGROUND INFORMATION
What are electronic training aids?
Existing legislation
Previous public consultation
Developments in electronic training aids
Research
Industry standards
Controls in other countries
Pros and cons of different types of training aids

PART III: OPTIONS
Status quo
Develop guidance or a statutory welfare code
Develop regulations on the use of electronic collars
Ban the use of electronic collars

PART IV: CONSULTATION QUESTIONS
Evidence on electronic training aids
Existing animal welfare protection
Ban or regulation
Use and financial impact
About the consultation