Controlling dangerous dogs


Terms of reference


1 Background

2 Current approach to dog control

The Dangerous Dogs Act

Wider dog control legislation

Perspectives on Breed Specific Legislation

Effectiveness at protecting the public

3 Examining Section 1 of the Dangerous Dogs Act

Current Breed Specific Legislation

Identifying Pit Bull Terriers, and the prohibition on transferring Section 1 dogs

4 A different approach - education and enforcement


Enforcement practices

5 A different approach - changing legislation and learning lessons from abroad

New powers for early intervention

Consolidating legislation

Learning lessons from abroad

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 17 October 2018