Government Sets Out Legislation to Increase Maximum Sentences for Animal Cruelty

03/07/2019

Those who are found guilty of the worst forms of animal cruelty could face up to five years in prison under a new law proposed for England and Wales...
 
The maximum sentences would be for acts such as dog fighting, puppy/kitten abuse or farm animal neglect

The new law will complement 'Finn's Law', new legislation that came into force in June this year, to protect service dogs and horses.

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