Dangerous Dogs Act (as amended)

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Dear Surrey Police,

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

!Freedom of Information (Surrey), Surrey Police

Dear L.A. Jourdan,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 165-17-1125

I write in connection with your recent F.o.I. request which was received
9^th November, 2017. I note you are seeking access to the following
information:

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?

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!Freedom of Information (Surrey), Surrey Police

Dear Sir/ Madam

Thank you for your request below which I passed on to our dog section. They have come back and asked if you could please provide some clarification around Q7.
Are you asking for either of the following:
1. Kennel costs for dogs seized under The Dangerous Dogs Act, 1991?
2. Kennel costs for all dogs seized?

Please could you let me know ASAP and I will pass your request back to the dog section.

Kind regards

Carolyn Mullen 10201
Information Access Decision Maker
Information Access Team
Surrey Police
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Dear !Freedom of Information (Surrey),

I am asking for either of the following:
1. Kennel costs for dogs seized under The Dangerous Dogs Act, 1991?

Yours sincerely,

L. A. Jourdan

!Freedom of Information (Surrey), Surrey Police

Dear Sir/Madam

Thank you for your clarification. I will pass the information on to the dog section.

Kind regards

Carolyn Mullen 10201
Information Access Decision Maker
Information Access Team
Surrey Police
Tel-101
Ext 30728
Hunt Number 30007
Fax: 01483 634911
Address - Surrey Police, PO Box 101, Guildford, GU1 9PE

http://www.surrey.police.uk/
Did you know that Surrey Police is on Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels? Find out more:http://www.surrey.police.uk/contact-us/s...

Please note I work office hours and so I am not generally available at weekends.

For non-urgent notification of a minor crime you can also use the online crime reporting facility available at https://my.surrey.police.uk/reportonline...
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Carolyn Mullen 10201

Information Access Decision Maker

Information Access Team

Surrey Police

Tel-101

Ext 30728

Hunt Number 30007

Fax: 01483 634911

Address - Surrey Police, PO Box 101, Guildford, GU1 9PE

[1]http://www.surrey.police.uk/

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weekends.

 

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Dear !Freedom of Information (Surrey),

Thank you for your reply. What is the date range for which you have provided the information, please?

Yours sincerely,

L. A. Jourdan

!Freedom of Information (Surrey), Surrey Police

Dear Sir/ Madam

The date range for the data was 20/11/2016 – 20/11/2017

I hope this clarifies

Kind regards

Carolyn Mullen 10201
Information Access Decision Maker
Information Access Team
Surrey Police
Tel-101
Ext 30728
Hunt Number 30007
Fax: 01483 634911
Address - Surrey Police, PO Box 101, Guildford, GU1 9PE

http://www.surrey.police.uk/
Did you know that Surrey Police is on Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels? Find out more:http://www.surrey.police.uk/contact-us/s...

Please note I work office hours and so I am not generally available at weekends.

For non-urgent notification of a minor crime you can also use the online crime reporting facility available at https://my.surrey.police.uk/reportonline...
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