Zoo Licensing Act 1981. by Great Britain. Department of the Environment.

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An Act to regulate by licence the conduct of zoos. Licences E+W+S 1 Licensing of zoos by local authorities. E+W+S (1) Subject to this section it is unlawful to operate a zoo to which this Act applies except under the authority of a licence issued under this Act by the local authority for Zoo Licensing Act 1981.

book area within which the whole or the major part of the zoo is situated. The Zoo Licensing Act (‗the Act‘) requires the inspection and licensing of all zoos in Great Britain.

The Act aims to ensure that, where animals are kept in enclosures, they are provided with a suitable environment to provide an opportunity to express most normal behaviour. Summary: The Zoo Licensing Act is an Act to regulate by licence the conduct of zoos.

The Act defines a zoo "[as] an establishment where wild animals are kept for exhibition to the public otherwise than for the purposes of a circus and otherwise than as a pet shop; and this Act applies to any zoo to which members of the public have access, with or without charge for admission.

Zoo licensing act Guide to the act’s provisions Zoo Licensing Act guide. Ref: PB PDF, KB, 79 pages. The licensing and inspection of zoos is a. There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Zoo Licensing Act Changes to Legislation Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date.

My references - Other bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style Elephants walking through the streets of London and a rhino escaping because the keeper was drunk: New book lifts the lid on London Zoo's amateurish early days.

Dailymail. Website. List of Parties to the Convention | CITES (Zoo Licensing Act) Your. A zoo (short for zoological garden; also called an animal park or menagerie) is a facility in which animals are housed within enclosures, cared for, displayed to the public, and in some cases bred. The term "zoological garden" refers to zoology, the study of term is derived from the Greek ζώον, 'zoon', "animal," and the suffix -λογία, '-logia', "study of".

Any zoo displaying wild animals not normally domesticated in Great Britain could be subject to licensing and inspection under the Zoo Licensing Act Zoos licensed under the Zoo Licensing Act. The Zoo Licensing Act introduces a system of licensing and inspection for zoos and other collections of nondomesticated species to which the public has access.

The requirements of the Act are outlined with particular reference to the various forms of inspection, some of which involve the veterinary by: 2.

The application and enforcement of the Zoo Licensing Act by local authorities in England Article (PDF Available) April with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Zoo animal welfare B. KOHN * Summary: The history of zoo animal welfare legislation extends back to; Zoo Licensing Act, Combination of Criminal Code and Rural Code Animal Protection Act, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, ( ) [amended on 30 July, ()].

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of the Environment. Explore the possibility of imposing sanctions under the Zoo Licensing Act as an Zoo Licensing Act 1981. book to zoo closure, such as enforcement notices. Remind local authorities of the powers of enforcement that they have under the Animal Welfare Act () but highlight the need for local authority officers to be authorised under that Act.

Size: 1MB. The Zoo Licensing Act defines a "zoo" as an establishment where Wild animals are kept for exhibition to the public, not including circuses and pet shop (separate licences are required). Any zoo to which members of the public have access, with or without a charge for admission, and on more than seven days in any period of 12 consecutive months.

Zoo Licensing Act (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations Pre-Inspection Audit Please complete this form as thoroughly as possible. It is an important part of the licensing process and will save time at the inspection. In addition to the documents you are requested to attach, you may be required to produce evidence to support anyFile Size: KB.

• Please could you confirm whether or not the council has initiated (or been involved with) any prosecutions for offences committed under the Zoo Licensing Act by zoos operating (either currently or historically) within your council’s jurisdiction between the 1st January to the present day.

Zoo Licensing Act (For official inspections, Operators should use the actual forms as supplied by the DETR: consult the original document distributed by the DETR (See Title Page).

Pre-Inspection Audit. Although completion of this form is not obligatory, doing so will save time at the inspection and help keep down fees.

The Zoo Licensing Act introduces a system of licensing and inspection for zoos and other collections of nondomesticated species to which the public has access. The requirements of the Act are outlined with particular reference to the various forms of inspection, some of which involve the veterinary profession.

This legislation is a new concept for Britain Cited by: 2. We analysed the reports of government-appointed inspectors from zoos between – to provide the first review of how animal welfare was assessed in British zoos since the enactment of the Zoo Licensing Act We examined the effects of whether or not a veterinarian was included in the inspection team, type of inspection, licence status of the zoo and membership Cited by: 8.

Registered under the Zoo Licensing Act The Child Beale Trust is a Registered Charity No. The Trustees reserve the right to alter or withdraw facilities without prior or further notice. SinceBritish zoos have been required to meet the animal welfare standards set out under the Zoo Licensing Act Zoos are regularly assessed by government-appointed inspectors, who report on animal welfare standards in each zoo.

This is the first analysis of those reports from a representative sample of British by: 8. Zoo Licensing Act Standard Licence Conditions Insurance 1. Within one month of the date of the licence and once month of the date of renewal of the policy, where applicable, a copy of the zoo’s current public liability insurance policy, and of subsequent renewals thereof to be sent to the Head of Environmental Services.

Stock List 2. The Zoo Licensing Act (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations put new enforcement powers into effect to secure the aims and objectives of European Council Directive /22/EC, available to download below.

These regulations came into effect on 8. ZOO LICENSING ACTs2 The particulars with regard to the proposed Zoo and its operation, as required by section 2(2) of the Act, are as follows- (a) Section 2(2)(a)-animals. Zoo Licensing Act Certificate of Exhibition Premises referred to: I hereby certify that 1.

On I published notice of my intention to apply for a zoo licence in a national newspaper (copy enclosed) 2. On I published notice of my intention to apply for a zoo licence in a local newspaper (copy enclosed) 3.

Zoo licence. The Zoo Licensing Act came into force in The act requires the inspection and licensing of all zoos in Great Britain.

The act aims to ensure that, where animals are kept in caged surroundings, they are provided with a suitable environment to provide an opportunity to express most normal behaviour.

Regulations to amend the Zoo Licensing Act came into effect on 8 January They give statutory effect in England to those provisions of Council Directive /22/EC not already implemented by the Act. For your convenience we have prepared a consolidated text of the Zoo Licensing Act as amended by the Regulations at Annex A File Size: KB.

Zoos are regulated by the Council under the Zoo Licensing Act (as amended). New Forest District Council is responsible for licensing zoological parks within the District.

Zoo operators have to comply with the Secretary of State's Standards of Modern Zoo Practice. Welcome to Colchester Zoo.

Home to species set in 60 acres of parkland and lakes. During your visit to Colchester Zoo, you will see many species from around the world and can learn more about them at our fantastic daily encounters, giving you the chance to see our animals being fed, watch a training session [ ].

The c entrepiece of Beale Wildlife Park is the Pavilion, designed by the Park’s founder, Gilbert Beale, and built in Overlooking the Jubilee Water Gardens and the charging horse called The Valkyrie, the Pavilion dominates the Park’s landscape.

Built originally in remembrance of Gilbert’s parents, the Pavilion is now a fitting tribute to a man who had a passion for the art. to criticise the Zoo Licensing Act C. to illustrate a weakness in the WZCS document D.

to exemplify the standards in AAZPA zoos 25 What word best describes the writer’s response to Colin Tudges’ prediction on captive breeding programmes.

disbelieving B. impartial. Zoo Licensing Act The Zoo Licensing Act Amendment (Scotland) Regulations Conditions to Attach to Zoo Licences Mandatory Conditions 1. The Licence holder shall participate in at least one of the following: ­ a.

Research from which conservation benefits accrue to. Tyson analyses the limitations present in the practical application of English legislation responsible for creating number of relevant licensing regimes discussed include: The Zoo Licensing Actthe now repealed Welfare of Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses Regulationsand the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities.

Most zoos did not meet all the minimum animal welfare standards and there was no clear evidence of improving levels of compliance with standards associated with the Zoo Licensing Act The current system of licensing and inspection does not ensure that British zoos meet and maintain, let alone exceed, the minimum animal welfare by: 3.

Section 6(1) of the Zoo Licensing Act requires that an application for renewal of a zoo licence must be sent to the council not later than 6 months before the due expiry date of the licence. Since a re-inspection of the zoo is also required by that date (except where a direction has been issued by the.

ZOO LICENSING ACT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SERVICE King’s Court, Chapel Street King’s Lynn Norfolk PE30 1EX Tel: () Fax: () Minicom: () DX KING’S LYNN Schedule 1: LICENCE TO OPERATE A ZOO CONDITIONS SUBJECT TO WHICH THE ABOVE LICENCE IS GRANTED 1. Any collection containing non-domesticated animals which is open to the public (whether a fee is charged or not) for more than seven days a year requires a zoo licence under the Zoo Licensing Act (Bw21).

Requires that the zoo/collection be licensed and stipulates conditions including regular major inspections. The European Communities (Licensing and Inspection of Zoos) Regulations [S. No of ] transposes into Irish law Council Directive /22/EC of 29 March (relating to the keeping of wild animals in zoos, including aquaria and any significant collection of animals that is open to the public for seven days or more in a year).

The National Parks and Wildlife Service. Other important animal protection laws in the UK include: the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Actthe Dangerous Dogs Actthe Wild Mammals (Protection) Actthe Hunting Act and the Zoo licensing Act Chessington Zoo at Chessington World of Adventures Resort is operated under strict licensing conditions as established within the Zoo Licensing Act A dedicated team of experienced zookeepers cares for the collection of birds, mammals and reptiles.

Under the Zoo Licensing Acta licence is required to allow the public to view wild animals "with or without charge for admission, on more than seven days in any period of 12 consecutive months".

Such a licence is obtainable from the Local Authority and any establishment will be subject to inspection by a member (or members) of the Secretary of State's Inspectorate.GUIDANCE NOTES ZOO LICENSING Zoos are regulated by the Council under the Zoo Licensing Act and the Council works in close partnership with the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on all aspects of zoo licensing.

The Local Authority cannot consider an application unless at least two months notice of the.The Zoo Licensing Act requires the inspection and licensing of all Zoos in Great Britain. The Act itself does not actually provide a list of what are "zoo animals". There is guidance on what may be considered domestic and non-domestic for the purposes of the Zoo Licensing Act in the Government Circular 02/ pg67 but this list is for.

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