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Denmark: Ban on 13 breeds passes

Denmark has passed a ban on 13 breeds of dogs: Pitbull Terrier, Tosa Inu, American Staffordshire, Fila Brasileiro, Dogo Argentino, American Bulldog, Boerbel, Kangal, Central Asian Ovtcharka, Caucasian Ovtcharka, Southern Russian Ovtcharka, Tornjak and Sarplaninac.

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From the Denmark Folketinget website, via Google Translate:

Made 17-03-2010
referred to the committee 15-04-2010
Report submitted 01-06-2010
referred to the committee 03-06-2010
Addendum Report delivered 03-06-2010
processed, approved 04-06-2010

Ministers Zone

With the bill introducing a ban on hold and grow 13 listed breeds and their crosses in which these breeds included. The bill becomes effective on 1 July 2010. Establish a transition, so people who know Bill submission holds dogs covered by the ban may still possess them. The dogs may not be transferable and must be on sites where there is public access, always kept in tape and wear proper closed muzzled. Moreover, established a phasing scheme for persons who at the time of submitting the bill has established breeding with dogs covered by the ban. These individuals could continue their activities until 30 June 2015, but will after the Act shall not dispose of the prohibited dogs to buyers in Denmark. Moreover, the bill include band duty and publishers that labeling and registration age for dogs is reduced from four months to eight weeks.

The bill adopted by 56 votes (V, DF and CF, Pia Christmas-Møller (UFG)) v 4 (EL and LA, Christian H. Hansen (UFG)), 48 (S, SF and RV) voted either for or against.