Government & Legislation

Animal abusers face tougher sentencing as Animal Welfare Bill passes

The bill increases the maximum sentencing under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 from six months to five years

Animal abusers in England and Wales are set to face tougher sentences in the wake of a new law being passed.

Yesterday (29 April), The Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill received Royal Assent and was passed into law.

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