New pet theft bill petition
Please support the NEW petition to support the Pet (Theft) Bill. You can sign on this link:- https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/244530
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We need the Government to act now to protect our pets.
A change in the law is necessary to deliver justice for victims of pet theft as well as to work as a deterrent.
The draft Pet (Theft) Bill was prepared by Stolen and Missing Pets Alliancelegal adviser Professor John Cooper QC and has been proposed by Ross Thomson MP which awaits its 2nd Reading in Parliament, this will create a new, separate criminal offence in its own right, recognising the self-evident fact that the theft of a living, sentient being is in a whole different category to the theft of an inanimate object:- https://publications.parliament.uk/…/cbill_2017-20190245_en…