Dangerous dog offences: Definitive guideline

Definitive sentencing guideline for use in courts in England and Wales on dangerous dog offences. The new guideline came into effect on 1 July 2016.

This pdf should be used for reference only. For in force, definitive guideline(s), go as appropriate to:

Sentencing guidelines for use in the magistrates’ courts

Sentencing guidelines for use in Crown Court

Dangerous dog offences: Revised definitive guideline – Archived PDF