Act Amending The Act On The Prohibition Of Commercial Imports And Production Of And Trade In Fur And Fur Products From Dogs And Cats (Punishment For Violation Of Eu Rules On The Prohibition Of The Placing On The Market, Etc. Of Fur From Dogs And Cats)

Original Language Title: Lov om ændring af lov om forbud mod erhvervsmæssig indførsel og produktion af samt handel med skind og skindprodukter fra hunde og katte(Straf for overtrædelse af EU-regler om forbud mod markedsføring m.v. af pelsskind fra hunde og katte)

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Law on the amendment of the law on the prohibition of commercial imports and production, as well as trade in fur and skinds from dogs and cats

(Punishment for infringement of EU rules on the prohibition of placing on the market and so on fur fur from dogs and cats)

We, by God's grace, the Queen of the Danes, do our thing.

The parliament has adopted the following law, and we know that the following law has been approved by Parliament's consent :

§ 1

Law no. 390 of 28. The following amendments shall be amended in May 2003 on the prohibition of commercial imports and the production of and trade in fur from dogs and cats.

1. Loven title ITREAS :

' The promise of a ban on the placing on the market, etc., and the importation and export of skins and skinds from dogs and cats ' ;

2. Section 1 (1). 1, ITREAS :

' It is prohibited to introduce, produce and trade with other skins from dogs ; (Canis lupus familiaris) and cats (Felis silvestris) the furry furs and furry products covered by the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prohibition of placing on the market and imports from the Community of fur skins from dogs and cats and products in which furs are covered by such fur skins. ` ;

3. § 2 ITREAS :

" § 2. Unless higher penalties are inflited on other law, the penalty shall be punished by the penalty which is in breach of :

1) Section 1 (1). 1, or

2) Article 3 of Regulation (s) of the European Parliament and of the Council on the prohibition of placing on the market and imports from the Community of fur skins from dogs and cats and products in which furs skins are included.

Paragraph 2. Attempts on infringements covered by paragraph 1. One can be punished.

Paragraph 3. If the infringement has been committed intentionally or gross negligent, the punishment under a cumbent circumstance may go to prison for four months.

Paragraph 4. In accordance with Article 1 (1) of the provisions of Article 1 (1). 2, may be provided for the penalty of fine or, under cumbent circumstances, and where the infringement is committed intentionally or gross negligent, maximum sentence for four months.

Paragraph 5. Companies can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) punishable by the rules of the penal code 5. Chapter. "

§ 2

The law shall enter into force on the 31. December 2008.

Givet at Christiansborg Castle, the 30s. April 2008 MARGRETHE R / Lene Espersen