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Animals Act 1971 (Amendment) Bill 2007-08

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Stephen Crabb

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

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House Bill Date
Commons Bill as introduced - html version 11.03.2008

Summary of the Animals Act 1971 (Amendment) Bill 2007-08

The Bill aims to reduce the number of instances under the Animals Act 1971 when, following an accident involving certain types of animal, an owner of the animal is strictly liable (that is, liable to pay compensation regardless of whether there is any fault on the owner’s part).

The Bill was drafted in conjunction with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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