Amendments made: In page 5, line 16, after "may", insert:
subject to the provisions of this section,".
In line 18, at end insert:
(2) In England and Wales no proceedings for an offence under section 1(8) of this Act in respect of a contravention of or failure to comply with a condition subject to which a licence is granted in accordance with the provisions of this Act shall be instituted except by a local authority, and a local authority shall not institute any such proceedings except after receiving and considering a report by a veterinary surgeon or veterinary practitioner authorised by them to carry out inspections under section 2 of this Act being a report which in their opinion indicates that such an offence has been committed.—[Sir J. Lucas.]