WAQ78573 (e) Tabled on 10/07/2019

Following the introduction of legislation by the UK Government to increase the maximum sentence for animal cruelty in Wales from six months to five years, will the Minister outline when the Welsh Government will lay a legislative consent motion on this bill in the Assembly?

Answered by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs | Answered on 22/07/2019

The legislative consent motion process for this bill has been ongoing since the introduction of the UK legislation and, in the subsequent period since the question was raised, the Motion was laid on the 19/07/19.