Court proceedings and outcomes for animal cruelty offences: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/01645
Date received: 13 July 2017
Date responded: 25 July 2017

Information requested

Statistics on court proceedings and outcomes for animal cruelty offences under the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 for the five years since 2011-12 to 2015-16.


The information is provided in the attached excel table by financial year. With regards to suspended sentences, please refer to our response to your previous request FOI-16-00600.

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FOI-17-01645 - tables.xlsx


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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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