Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Bill
- This consultation has completed. It ran from Friday, 12 July 2019 to Friday, 23 August 2019
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Response to the consultation
Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation
- WA 01 Individual PDF 38 KB
- WA 02 Freedom For Animals PDF 89 KB
- WA 03 Dr Humphreys PDF 181 KB
- WA 04 Caerphilly County Borough Council PDF 23 KB
- WA 05 British Veterinary Association and British Veterinary Zoological Society PDF 209 KB
- WA 06 Born Free Foundation PDF 155 KB
- WA 07 Circus Mondao PDF 47 KB
- WA 08 The Self Help Group for Farmers, Pet Owners and Others experiencing difficulties with the RSPCA PDF 67 KB
- WA 09 RSPCA Cymru PDF 188 KB
- WA 10 Professor Ron Beadle PDF 240 KB
- WA 11 Animal Defenders International PDF 163 KB
- WA 12 People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) PDF 214 KB
- WA 13 Individual PDF 60 KB
- WA 14 Individuals PDF 106 KB
- WA 15 Individual PDF 61 KB
- WA 16 Individual PDF 157 KB
- WA 17 Chris Barltrop PDF 862 KB
- WA 18 Individual PDF 43 KB
- WA 19 Performing Animals Welfare Standards Internatinal (PAWSI) PDF 88 KB
- WA 20 Individual PDF 100 KB
- WA 21 Individual PDF 58 KB
- WA 22 Mr Radford PDF 257 KB
- WA 23 Individual (Welsh only) PDF 585 KB
- WA 24 Mr Chipperfield PDF 49 KB
- WA 25 Dr Corsini PDF 41 KB View as HTML (25) 9 KB
- WA 26 Individual PDF 109 KB View as HTML (26) 72 KB
- WA 27 Rachael Smith PDF 36 KB View as HTML (27) 12 KB
- WA 07A Circus Mondao PDF 44 KB View as HTML (28) 11 KB
- WA 17A Chris Barltrop PDF 38 KB View as HTML (29) 10 KB
- WA 19A Performing Animals Welfare Standards International (PAWSI) PDF 51 KB View as HTML (30) 8 KB
- Correspondence from Professor Stephen Harris PDF 129 KB
- Views of young people - summary note PDF 82 KB View as HTML (32) 70 KB
- Correspondence between the Committee Chair and Thomas Chipperfield PDF 461 KB View as HTML (33) 32 KB
Purpose of the consultation
The Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee undertook an inquiry into the general principles of the Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Bill (‘the Bill’). Further details about the Bill can be found on the Committee’s Bill page.
Consultation: Terms of reference
- the general principles of the Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Bill and whether there is a need for legislation to deliver the Bill’s stated policy objectives
- the provisions of the Bill, in particular, in relation to:
(i) the prohibition of using wild animals in travelling circuses (including the meanings set out in sections 2 to 4);
(ii) the powers of enforcement (the Schedule); and
(iii) the amendments relating to licensing of circuses (section 8);
· whether there are any unintended consequences arising from the Bill;
· the financial implications of the Bill (as set out in Part 2, Section 8 of the Explanatory Memorandum);
· the appropriateness of the powers in the Bill for Welsh Ministers to make subordinate legislation (as set out in Part 1, Section 5 of the Explanatory Memorandum).
The deadline for submissions was 23 August 2019.
For clarity, there is no designated form for submissions. For those who would like to submit their response electronically, please send your submission in the body of an e-mail or as an attachment to SeneddCCERA@senedd.wales
For those who would like to submit their views in hard copy, letters can be addressed as follows: Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee, Welsh Parliament, Ty Hywel, Cardiff Bay, CF99 1SN.
Providing Written Evidence
The Senedd has two official languages, Welsh and English.
In line with the Senedd’s Official Languages Scheme, the Committee requests that documents or written responses to consultations intended for publication or use in Senedd proceedings are submitted bilingually. When documents or written responses are not submitted bilingually, we will publish in the language submitted, stating that it has been received in that language only.
We expect other organisations to implement their own standards or schemes and to comply with their statutory obligation.
Disclosure of information
Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee.
Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:
Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee
Telephone: 0300 200 6565