253. Offences.

In WalesA1, contravention of any provisions relating to pet animals or of a condition of a licence1 is an offence2.

A local authority in Wales3 may authorise any of its officers or a veterinary surgeon or veterinary practitioner4 to inspect a pet shop, and the wilful obstruction of such an inspector is an offence5.

On conviction for any of these offences or of a specified offence under the