A12 Disciplinary Case – Speakman

At its meeting on 15thApril 2014, the Kennel Club Disciplinary Sub-Committee considered the convictions of Mr J Speakman and Mr R Speakman of Bury Greater Manchester from the Bury and Rochdale Magistrates Court for offences contrary to the Animal Welfare Act 2006.

The Committee imposed the following penalties:


To disqualify them 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

[A11 j (4)]


To disqualify them from being or becoming a member of any canine club or society registered with or affiliated to the Kennel Club

[A11 j (5)]


To disqualify them from acting as an Officer or serving on the committee of any canine society

[A11 j (6)]


To disqualify them from taking part in the management of any event licensed by the club.

[A11 j (7)]


To disqualify them from judging at any event licensed by the Club

[A11 j (8)]


To disqualify them from effecting registrations of any or all dogs and/or progeny of such dogs which are owned and/or registered by them (whether or not jointly owned and/or whether or not owned and/or registered in the name of a nominee).


[A11 j (9)]

The above listed disqualifications are to be for life from 15th April 2014. The Committee, following the imposition of these penalties, would draw the attention of the Respondent to the effect of Rule A11 sub-section n.

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