Law Banning The Keeping Of Foxes

Original Language Title: Lov om forbud mod hold af ræve

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Act on the prohibition of crew of foxes 1)

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. Hold the foxes is not allowed.

Paragraph 2. The provision in paragraph 1 shall be 1 does not include the hold of foxes

1) in zoos, animal parks and similar. or

2) in the case of technical and scientific studies carried out under the supervision of the Animal Research Commission.

§ 2. With fine or imprisonment for four months, the person who is in breach of section 1 (1) is punished. 1.

Paragraph 2. Companies can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) punishable by the rules of the penal code 5. Chapter.

§ 3. The Minister of Justice sets the time of the law to enter into force.

§ 4. People who have established self-employment with a team of foxes prior to the 26th. In November 2008, this company can continue to do so until 31. December 2016.

Paragraph 2. People who have established self-employment with a team of foxes prior to the 26th. In November 2008, and, at this stage, this company, as their business business, may, upon request, be granted permission from the Ministry of Justice to continue the business until 31. December 2023.

Paragraph 3. The Minister may lay down the period for submission of application in accordance with paragraph 1. 2.

§ 5. The Minister of Justice shall make a proposal for a review of the law by 2013-14 proposals on the review of the law.

§ 6. The law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

Givet at Christiansborg Castle, the 12th. June 2009Under Our Royal Hand and SeglMARGRETHE R / Brian Mikkelsen
Official notes

1) As a draft law, the law has been notified in accordance with Directive 98 /34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (Information Directive), as amended by Directive 98 /48/EC.