249. Licences.

To apply for a licence to breed dogs1 an applicant must submit:

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    (1)     an application in a form and manner approved by the local authority2;

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    (2)     a draft enhancement and enrichment programme3;

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    (3)     a draft socialisation programme4;

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    (4)     details of the anticipated number of adult dogs5 and puppies6 to be present on the premises at any one time7; and

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    (5)     such supporting documentation as the authority reasonably requires8.

The applicant must pay any appropriate fee9.

On receipt of an application10, a local authority must inspect the applicant's premises and if satisfied that the licence conditions are or will be met, with