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Disqualifications handed out in A43 case


At its meeting held on 20th November, the KC Disciplinary Sub-Committee considered the conviction of Mr Shaun Adrian Mignano of Bullwell, Leicestershire with regard to unnecessary suffering contrary to section 1 (1) (a) of the Protection of Animals Act 1911 at the Nottingham Magistrates Court on 2nd July 2007.

The Committee imposed the following penalties:
1 To disqualify him from exhibiting at, taking part in, attending and/or having any connection with any event licensed by the Club. If any person disqualified under this sub-paragraph shall attend any canine event whilst disqualified the General Committee shall have the power to increase the period of disqualification

[A42 j (4)]

2 To disqualify him from being or becoming a member of any canine club or society registered with or affiliated to the Kennel Club
[A42 j (5)]

3 To disqualify him from acting as an Officer or serving on the committee of any canine society
[A42 j (6)]

4 To disqualify him from taking part in the management of any event licensed by the club.
[A42 j (7)]

5 To disqualify him from judging at any event licensed by the Club
[A42 j (8)]

6 To disqualify him from effecting registrations of any or all dogs and/or progeny of such dogs which are owned and/or registered by him (whether or not jointly owned and/or whether or not owned and/or registered in the name of a nominee)
[A42j ( 9)]

The suspensions and disqualifications are to be for a period of ten (10) years from 20th November 2007.

The Committee, following the impositions of these penalties, would draw the attention of the Respondent to the effect of Rule A 42 sub-section n.