The local authority concerned must carry out periodical inspections of any licensed zoo1. These must be made during the first year of an original licence and then not later than six months before the end of the fourth year, and in the case of a renewed or fresh licence, during the third year and not later than six months before the end of the sixth year2.
Provision is made for the conduct of inspections, including the number of inspectors and the right of objection by the zoo operator to any inspector, the presence of representatives of the operator, the production
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