HL Deb 19 June 1997 vol 580 c138WA
The Viscount of Falkland

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they intend to extend the Dangerous Dogs Amendment Act 1997 to cover Northern Ireland.

Lord Dubs

The Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland intends to amend the Dogs (Northern Ireland) Order 1983 and the Dangerous Dogs (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 to bring Northern Ireland legislation into line with the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 as amended by the Dangerous Dogs (Amendment) Act 1997.