Dangerous Dogs Act (as amended)

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Dear Cheshire Constabulary,

I write with reference to The Dangerous Dogs Act, 1991 (amended), under the Freedom of Information Act, and ask for your kind reply, as follows:

1) How many dogs were seized by your force in the in the most recent full year for which you hold records (please provide date range) under S1 of the Act?

2) How many of these dogs seized in the aforementioned period have been exempted?

3) How many of these dogs seized in the aforementioned period have been released as non type (found to have been non-banned breeds)?

4) How many of these dogs seized in the aforementioned period were then destroyed?

5) Of these dogs destroyed, how many were disclaimed by their owners during the aforementioned timeframe?

6) How many dogs were put on the Interim Exemption Scheme before going to court during the aforementioned time frame?

7) What are your kennel costs in relation to dogs seized under the Act for the aforementioned time period?

8) Were there any litters of puppies of seized dogs destroyed whilst the parent dog was kennelled in the aforementioned period?

Yours faithfully,
L. A. Jourdan
Volunteer Administrator
For and on Behalf of Frannie Santos-Mawdsley, Chair, Born Innocent

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Dear Sir/Madam

I acknowledge receipt of your correspondence received 05/11/2017 which is
being dealt with as a request for information in accordance with the
Freedom of Informaiton Act 2000.
I am in the process of dealing with your request and will respond in due
course and in any case by 01/12/2017.

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Winsford
Cheshire
CW7 2UA

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Dear L A Jourdan

 

REQUEST

1)            How many dogs were seized by your force in the in the most
recent full year for which you hold records (please provide date range)
under S1 of the Act?

2)            How many of these dogs seized in the aforementioned period
have been exempted?

3)            How many of these dogs seized in the aforementioned period
have been released as non type (found to have been non-banned breeds)?

4)            How many of these dogs seized in the aforementioned period
were then destroyed?

5)            Of these dogs destroyed, how many were disclaimed by their
owners during the aforementioned timeframe?

6)            How many dogs were put on the Interim Exemption Scheme
before going to court during the aforementioned time frame?

7)            What are your kennel costs in relation to dogs seized under
the Act for the aforementioned time period?

8)            Were there any litters of puppies of seized dogs destroyed
whilst the parent dog was kennelled in the aforementioned period?

RESPONSE

 

2016

1.    38

2.    8

3.    11

4.    13

5.    6

6.    8

7.    £92,929.91

8.    No

 

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Regards

 

 

Sarah Davies, Freedom of Information Officer

Information Management| Cheshire Constabulary HQ | Clemonds Hey |

Oakmere Road | Winsford | Cheshire | CW7 2UA |

(Office: 01606 366556 | 

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