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Animal Health & Welfare Act 2006 proceedings and convictions: FOI release

Published: 7 Aug 2019

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

Published:
7 Aug 2019
Animal Health & Welfare Act 2006 proceedings and convictions: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/201900002913
Date received: 30 Jul 2019
Date responded: 7 Aug 2019
Information requested

1 - convictions in Scotland in 2016-17 under s19, s20, s21, s22, s23, s24, and s29 of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2006

2 - number of proceedings and the number of convictions under s23 in 2016-17, broken down by local authority of the court

Response

People convicted under the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2006 S19-29¹, 2015-16 to 2017-18.

 

 

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

Animals, offences involving (ex dogs, birds elsewhere classified)

ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE (SCOTLAND)  ACT 2006  SECTION 24

8

14

5

ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE (SCOTLAND) ACT 2006 SECTION 29(1) (A) & (B)

2

-

-

Cruelty to animals (ex dogs) inc killing and maiming cattle

ANIMAL HEALTH & WELFARE (SCOTLAND) ACT 2006 SECTION 19(1)

-

-

1

ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE (SCOTLAND)  ACT 2006 SECTION 19(1)

14

12

13

ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE (SCOTLAND)  ACT 2006 SECTION 19(2)

53

36

44

ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE (SCOTLAND)  ACT 2006 SECTION 19(3)

2

-

-

ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE (SCOTLAND) ACT 2006 SECTION 29(1)(A) & (B)

1

-

4

ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE (SCOTLAND)  ACT 2006 SECTION 29(2) (A) &(B)

1

1

3

Pet and kept animals

ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE (SCOTLAND)  ACT 2006  SECTION 20(1) (A)

-

1

-

Total convicted

81

64

70

¹ - where main crime
Source: Criminal Proceedings database

There were no prosecutions under the s23 of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2006 in 2016-17.

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