An Act establishing a licensing structure for pet shops in the The Pet Animals Act 1951 - Part 1 Basic minimum. The Role of Animal Welfare in Dealing with Animal Abuse, Cruelty and Neglect 9 para. § 2   Pets not to be sold in streets, &c. § 3   Repealed by Animal Welfare Act (2006 c45), Sch 4 Para. The poorly-run Manor Farm near Willingdon, England, is ripened for rebellion from its animal populace by neglect at the hands of the irresponsible and alcoholic farmer, Mr. Jones.One night, the exalted boar, Old Major, holds a conference, at which he calls for the overthrow of humans and teaches the animals a revolutionary song called "Beasts of England". (a) in section 2 (Pets not to be sold in streets, etc. (2A) Where a person is for the time being disqualified under section 28F(1) and (2) of the Animal Health Act 1981 (c.22), or section 40(1) and (2) of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 11), notwithstanding subsection (2), a local authority shall not grant a licence to keep a pet shop to that person. (3) premises licensed as a pet shop under the M1Pet Animals Act 1951; (4) a place [F2 which is a designated establishment within the meaning of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986]. § 8 Short title, extent and commencement. 3 Pets not to be sold to children under twelve years of age If any person sells an animal as a pet to a person whom he has reasonable cause to believe to be under the age of twelve years, the Each of the 50 states now has a felony animal cruelty law on the books. (3) Where a person is convicted of any offence under this Act or of any offence under the Protection of Animals Act, 1911, or the Protection of Animals (Scotland) Act, 1912, or of any offence under any of sections 4, 5, 6(1) and (2), 7 to 9 and 11 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006, the court by which he is convicted may cancel any licence held by him under this Act, and may, whether or not he is the holder of such a licence, disqualify him from keeping a pet shop for such period as the court thinks fit. BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:--, The Pet Animals Act 1951 shall be amended as follows:--. definition of a pet shop under the Pet Animals Act 1951 should be clarified and extended to cover online sellers. <