212. Disqualification from keeping dog.

212.     Disqualification from keeping dog.

Where a person has been convicted of an offence under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992, and had or used that dog in the commission of the offence, he may be disqualified from having custody of a dog1.

A number of provisions have particular effect to disqualify a person from having custody of a dog in specified circumstances2.

Dogs also fall within the ambit of the provisions under which a person may be disqualified from owning or keeping an animal following conviction of an offence of cruelty to an animal