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Lucy's Law confirmed for Scotland

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Lucy's Law confirmed for Scotland 22nd September 2019

Lucy’s Law - aimed at cracking down on so-called puppy farms - will be passed by Scottish Government.

The announcement of the legislation comes amid fears that Scotland will become a "hub" for puppy farming after England and Wales have also introduces legislation to ban puppy farms.

Scottish SPCA chief superintendent Mike Flynn said: “We welcome the announcement in the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government that Lucy’s Law is to be introduced.

“This new licensing system will prevent the sale of puppies and kittens under six months old by anyone other than the breeder.

“This welcome reform will stop the proliferation in third party sales.”

Source: Edinburgh News

Lucy’s Law - aimed at cracking down on so-called puppy farms - will be passed by Scottish Government.

The announcement of the legislation comes amid fears that Scotland will become a "hub" for puppy farming after England and Wales have also introduces legislation to ban puppy farms.

Scottish SPCA chief superintendent Mike Flynn said: “We welcome the announcement in the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government that Lucy’s Law is to be introduced.

“This new licensing system will prevent the sale of puppies and kittens under six months old by anyone other than the breeder.

“This welcome reform will stop the proliferation in third party sales.”

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