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Consultation: proposed new Dog Control Orders

The current Dog Control Orders, which place restrictions on persons in control of dogs, are being replaced and the Council wants your thoughts on what should replace them.

Under the new Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 local councils have a new power available to them called Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs). These orders are intended to deal with a particular nuisance or problem in a particular areas

The exact details of a local protection order can be defined by a local council and can be enforced by a police officer, and authorised council officers. A breach of an order is a criminal offence.

Oadby & Wigston Borough Council proposes to introduce a PSPO to replace the existing Dog Control Orders that will expire at the end of September. We are consulting as we want Borough residents and visitors' thoughts - to help us decide what these replacements orders should look like.

To have your say on the new proposed Dog Control Orders please complete our short survey:

PLEASE NOTE: The survey closes at Midday, Friday 8 September 2017.

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