DEFRA has issued revised animal activities licensing statutory guidance for local authorities. The revised guidance was published on gov.uk on 17 January 2023.
DEFRA said the updated guidance included:
Updated the section 'Appoint an inspector' in 'Animal activity licensing process: statutory guidance for local authorities'. A Level 3 certificate qualification or equivalent must be completed and granted by 1 April 2023.
The guidance explains the conditions that businesses need to meet in order to receive an animal activities licence.