Law Banning The Keeping Of Foxes

Original Language Title: Lov om forbud mod hold af ræve

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Law banning the keeping of ræve1)

WE, MARGRETHE the SECOND, by the grace of God Queen of Denmark, do indeed:

The Danish Parliament has adopted and we know Our consent confirmed the following law:

§ 1. Teams of foxes is not allowed.

(2). The provision in paragraph 1 does not include teams of foxes

1) in zoos, wildlife parks and the like. or

2) in connection with the technical and scientific investigations carried out under the supervision of animal test supervision.

§ 2. With fine or imprisonment until 4 months punished anyone who violates article 1, paragraph 1.

(2). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter.

§ 3. The Minister of Justice shall determine the time of the entry into force of the Act.

§ 4. Persons who have established independent company with teams of foxes before the 26th. November 2008, will be able to continue this business until 31 December 2005. December 2016.

(2). Persons who have established independent company with teams of foxes before the 26th. November 2008, which at this time had this activity as their main business, may request authorization by the Ministry of Justice to continue the undertaking until 31 December 2005. December 2023.

(3). The Minister of Justice may determine the time limit for the submission of the application in accordance with paragraph 2.

§ 5. The Minister of Justice put forward most recently in the Folketing year 2013-14 proposal of revision of the law.

§ 6. The law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
Given at Christiansborg Palace, on 12. June 2009 Under Our Royal hand and Seal MARGRETHE r./Brian Mikkelsen Official notes 1) Act has been notified in draft form in accordance with European Parliament and Council Directive 98/34/EC (information procedure directive) as amended by Directive 98/48/EC.