5. Possession of a prohibited dog, breeding, selling, exchanging or advertising a prohibited dog

Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, s.1(7)
Effective from: 01 July 2016

Step 7 – Reasons

Section 174 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 imposes a duty to give reasons for, and explain the effect of, the sentence.


Step 8 – Consideration for time spent on bail

The court must consider whether to give credit for time spent on bail in accordance with section 240A of the Criminal Justice Act 2003.