Section 35 Companion Animals Act 1998 | Notice of Intention to Declare Dog Dangerous

The Legislation

Section 35 of the Companion Animals Act 1998 is Notice of Intention to Declare Dog Dangerous and is extracted below.

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35 Owner to be notified of proposed declaration

(1) An authorised officer of a council must give notice to the owner of a dog of the officer’s intention to declare the dog to be dangerous.

(2) The notice must set out:
(a) the requirements with which the owner will be required to comply if the declaration is made, and
(b) the owner’s right to object to the proposed declaration in writing to the authorised officer within 7 days after the date the notice is given.