Animal Fighting (Sentencing) Bill 2016-17
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 4 July, 2016 | 04.07.2016
- 2nd reading: House of Commons | 12.05.2017
|Bill 30 as introduced | PDF version, 79KB||06.12.2016|
Latest news on the Animal Fighting (Sentencing) Bill 2016-17
This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 12 May 2017.
This Bill was presented to Parliament on Monday 4 July 2016. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.
This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. If you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Kevin Foster.
Summary of the Animal Fighting (Sentencing) Bill 2016-17A Bill to amend the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to increase the sentence available to the court for those convicted of a criminal offence related to animal fighting; and for connected purposes.
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