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Animal welfare campaigners celebrate Finn's Law part 2

Offenders who injure police dogs could face five-year jail terms now Finn's Law is fully on the statute book.

Protected: Police Dog Finn and his handler PC Wardell

Protected: Police Dog Finn and his handler PC Wardell

Date - 6th May 2021
By - Chris Smith
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The tariff for offenders found guilty of harming a service animal has been increased from six months to five years. The Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill England and Wales, known as Finn’s Law part 2, has been given Royal Assent after a...
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