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P-04-653 Ban the Use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 19/01/2016 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to close the petition as it has essentially achieved its purpose.


Meeting: 20/10/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

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Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members declared the following relevant interest under Standing Order 17.24A:

  • Joyce Watson is in support of the petition and may have signed it;
  • William Powell is in support; and
  • Bethan Jenkins is also in support and has signed the petition on the RSPCA website.

 

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition for the first time and agreed to write to the Minister asking her:

·         to comment on the further views from the petitioner;

·         for more information on the review, including what the timeframe is likely to be, how the work will be carried out, and what organisations will be contacted;

·         to comment on whether powers under section 12 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 can be used to implement prohibition, if the evidence of the independent review on use of wild animals in circuses points to the need for it; and

·         whether she believes that primary legislation would be needed.

 


 

 

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