Wild Animals in Circuses (No. 2) Bill (HL Bill 180)

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, have been ordered to be published as HL Bill 180—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Lord Gardiner of Kimble has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Wild Animals in Circuses (No. 2) Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.