§ Mr. Cryer
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what guidance is issued to chief constables to implement the Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1988; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
Home Office Circular 80/1988, of which a copy is in the Library, was issued on 1 September this year. It notified Chief Officers of Police and courts of the coming into force of the Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1988.