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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-15392: Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 20 March 2018

To ask the Scottish Government when it will report on the findings of its consultation regarding the registration and licensing of animal sanctuaries and rehoming activities.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 12 April 2018

The Scottish Government published the responses received to the consultation on the registration and licensing of animal sanctuaries and rehoming activities on 29 March 2018. These are publicly available at

The responses to the consultation are currently undergoing analysis and the completed analysis will be published in due course. In line with the Scottish Government's commitment in the Programme for Government 2017-18 legislation will be prepared for the consideration and approval of the Scottish Parliament.