222. Offences relating to unmuzzled ferocious dogs.

It is an offence to suffer to be at large1 any unmuzzled ferocious2 dog, or to set on or urge any dog or other animal to attack, worry or put in fear any person, horse or other animal in any thoroughfare or public place in the metropolitan police district3, or in any street in a town to which the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 applies4; on summary conviction the penalty is, in relation to the metropolitan police district, a fine not exceeding level 2 on the standard scale5, and elsewhere a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard