217. Wearing of collars.

Every dog while in a highway or place of public resort1 must wear a collar with the name and address of the owner inscribed on it, or on a plate or badge attached thereto2. This requirement does not apply to any pack of hounds3, to any dog while being used for sporting purposes, for the capture or destruction of vermin, for the driving or tending of cattle or sheep, any dog while being used on official duties by a member of the armed forces or Revenue and Customs or the police force for any area, any dog while being