Last Chance to Book! Doglaw for Professionals 2017 Update on Dangerous Dogs Seminar – London 6th March 2017

Last Chance to Book! Doglaw for Professionals 2017 Update on Dangerous Dogs Seminar – London 6th March 2017:
To: All Branches
Dear Colleagues,
This is a final opportunity to book places on the ‘Doglaw for Professionals 2017 Update on Dangerous Dogs Seminar’ which will take place in London on 6th March at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, 4 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4AA. Registration and coffee will be from 9.30am with the seminar commencing at 10.00am and due to finish around 1.00pm.
The Seminar is organised by Trevor Cooper of Cooper & Co Solicitors. Trevor is one of the UK’s top Dangerous Dogs Law Lawyers and is Legal Advisor to the Dogs Trust. These seminars are highly recommended by the CWU Health, Safety and Environment Department.
‎The 2016-17 series of Seminars organised by Doglaw are coming to an end with the London Seminar being the final event and they will not be run again so if you can attend next Monday and don’t want to miss out then get yourself booked in. 
A number of ASRs and Branch Officers have attended the events across the country during this and previous series of seminars and the feedback has been 100% positive.
These popular seminars for professionals are half day talks concentrating on ‘dangerous dog’ offences and the legislation dealing with such attacks and prosecutions. These half day seminars are attended by Police Officers, Dog Wardens, Lawyers and others involved in dealing with Dog Control and Dog Law. The seminars are highly recommended to CWU Representatives wanting to learn more about the Law in this area following the changes achieved by the CWU ‘Bite-Back’ Campaign of course. These Seminars cover subject matter including:-
The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime & Policing Act 2014

Section 3 of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 (which applies to any dog that is dangerously out of control), including the extension of the Act and defences

The operation of the new ‘Householder Case’ defence and when it may be applicable

Increased prison sentences where a victim is injured or dies

New offence if a dog attacks an assistance dog

Addition of a ‘fit and proper person test’

The ‘Robinson-Pierre’ ruling and consider its impact on cases

Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) (the law that deals with pit bull terrier type and other banned dogs)

The Index of Exempted Dogs

The ‘fit and proper person’ test

The ‘Sandhu’ ruling and its impact on changing keepership of a registered dog

The Dogs Act 1871 and does it have any future?

The Dogs (Protection of Livestock) Act 1953 and how does it fit in with the new changes?

See attached booking form or you can call 01277 811988 to secure a place. The cost is £75 including VAT, Refreshments, Certificate of Attendance and Handouts. The seminars represent good value for money.
Further information:
Cooper & Co Solicitors (Doglaw)

Canterbury Innovation Centre

University Road



Tel: 01277811988

Yours sincerely
Dave Joyce

National Health, Safety & Environment Officer
Email Attachments – Click to download
Attachment 1 – LTB128/17 Last Chance to Book! Doglaw for Professionals 2017 Update on Dangerous Dogs Seminar – London 6th March 2017

Attachment 2 – Doglaw-for-Professionals-2017-Update-on-Dangerous-Dogs


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