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The move comes after years of campaigning by animal rights groups. The government also made a promise in February to introduce a ban by January It's not the first time that the government has got tough on animal rights. Two laws recently have marked a significant change in how animals are treated according to UK law.
Rules banning the trade of ivory in the UK were passed at the end of , which aim to protect wild elephants. Meanwhile, Finn's Law was passed in Parliament recently to strengthen the protection of service animals. Wild animals are defined as animals that are not normally domesticated in Great Britain and would not naturally be found here.
Although this ban only applies to wild animals, other domestic animals - such as horses, donkeys and dogs - will continue to be inspected regularly by officials.
New animal welfare regulations were introduced in making sure that the highest welfare standards are met. They have complex needs that cannot be properly met in a circus environment. It's high time keeping wild animals in circuses is consigned to the history books and we look forward to the day that it is banned for good in England.
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Home Menu. A constant, human-provided food source may attract many more wild animals to the area than would normally be found there.
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Who doesn't like a free meal? When food is readily available, animals will gather in abnormally large numbers.
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This means that if one animal in the group has an illness or disease, it can spread throughout the group. Many wild animals do not interact with others of their own species except during mating season and when raising their young. This is one way to limit diseases among a wild population. By gathering these animals together in unnatural groups, these diseases can spread much more quickly and can destroy a large number of animals.
Reproduction rates may also be affected when an artificial food source is readily available. In the wild, the number of animals being born is often directly related to the amount of natural food available.
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The number of animals surviving will also depend on how much food is available. This is nature's way of keeping a balance. Explanatory Memorandum. Stage 1: Committee considerations of general principles. The Committee has issued an open call for evidence on the Bill. The consultation has now closed. Committee dates.
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Consideration of Approach to Stage 1 Scrutiny Private. Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs. View the meeting of 18 July Oral evidence session. View the meeting of 18 September View the meeting of 26 September The Finance Committee will consider the Bill on the following dates:.
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Stage 1: Debate in Plenary on general principles. This Stage has not yet been reached. Financial Resolution. In accordance with Standing Order Further information about financial resolutions is available in section 3 of the Guide to the scrutiny stages for Public Bills.