Archive for the 'animals' Category

Pet micro-pig returns to owner’s Ramsbottom shop – BBC News

“A pet pig who was banned from his owner’s shop by a council has been allowed back in after the discovery of a legal loophole.”

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BBC News, 19th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Skateboarding dog ‘may get Asbo’ after complaints – Daily Telegraph

“The owner of a skateboarding dog has been warned he faces being issued with an Asbo if his pet carries on riding without a leash.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th February 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Regina (Morge) v Hampshire County Council – WLR Daily

Regina (Morge) v Hampshire County Council [2011] UKSC; [2011] WLR (D) 5

“A local planning authority, when considering an application for planning permission for a development which was alleged to affect the habitat of a protected species, was entitled to place reliance on the fact that Natural England, the body responsible for enforcing the Council Directive prohibiting the disturbance of protected species, had withdrawn its initial objection to the application. When Natural England had expressed its satisfaction that development would be compliant with the Directive, the planning authority was entitled to presume that that was so.”

WLR Daily, 19th January 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Soil Association given libel warning after objection to huge pig farm – The Guardian

“When a charity objected to plans for a pig factory for up to 25,000 animals, they expected a fight. But now the battle looks likely to intensify after the leading London lawyers Carter-Ruck threatened libel proceedings.”

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The Guardian, 18th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Dorset County Council v House – WLR Daily

Dorset County Council v House [2010] EWCA Crim 2270; [2010] WLR (D) 253

“Criminal liability under the Cattle Identification Regulations 1998 and the Cattle Database Regulations 1998 was expressly and exclusively defined in terms of a failure to carry out an obligation under Council Regulation (EC) No 820/97, so there was no criminal offence in respect of conduct after 20 July 2000 when Regulation 820/97 was repealed and replaced.”

WLR Daily, 14th October 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Flintshire couple given 10-year ban from keeping pets – BBC News

“A Flintshire couple have been banned from keeping animals for 10 years after admitting causing unnecessary suffering to a pet dog with a cancerous tumour.”

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BBC News, 15th September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Micro pig farm gets ad ban for pet that’s not so wee wee wee – The Guardian

“Cambridgeshire-based breeder made false claims its pigs would remain pint-sized, ASA rules.”

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The Guardian, 18th August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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