Jack Lis: After the death of a boy, MP Jack Lis wants to overhaul the Dangerous Dogs Act

A MP is calling for changes in the law regarding dangerous dogs.

Jack Lis: After the death of a boy, MP Jack Lis wants to overhaul the Dangerous Dogs Act

A MP is calling for changes in the law regarding dangerous dogs. This could lead to the return of the dog license.

Wayne David of Caerphilly believes that the Dangerous Dogs Act needs to be overhauled after Jack Lis's death in his constituency last November.

Jack was attacked by an American Bully, which is not covered under the Act.

On Thursday, Mr David will lead a Commons discussion. He will advocate for harsher sentences for those who are convicted of crimes.

He stated that although only four breeds are listed under the Dangerous Dogs Act, many dogs are now crossbreds. Therefore, this approach is inappropriate.

"We need to have more control over animal husbandry, control over dogs, and ownership. We also need to look at licensing."

Jack was attacked by Beast, a Caerphilly dog on 8 November 2021. Jack died.

Brandon Hayden (19 years old) from Penyrheol in Caerphilly was sentenced to four-and-a half years imprisonment at Cardiff Crown Court. He admitted that he owned or had control of a dangerously out-of-control dog.

Amy Salter (29), of Trethomas in Caerphilly was sentenced to three years imprisonment for the same offense.

David stated that sentencing guidelines must be changed.

He stated, "These sentences were insufficient. He said: "These sentences were inadequate.

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