129. Regulations as to licensing of activities involving animals.

Regulations1 about licences required for activities involving animals2 for which a person is responsible3 must provide for the licensing authority to be either a local authority4 or the appropriate authority5. Where the licensing authority is a local authority, regulations may require the licensing authority to have regard in carrying out its functions under the regulations to such guidance as may be issued by the appropriate authority6.

Regulations may, in particular:


    (1)     make provision about the period for which licences are to be granted;


    (2)     make provision, in connection with the death of the holder of a licence, for the continuation