(1) The Minister may approve the proprietor of a breeding domestic animal business that is conducted on a registered premises to conduct that business on that premises as a commercial dog breeder, on receiving an application for the grant or renewal of approval under section 58AC.
(2) Within 40 days of receiving an application under section 58AC for the grant or renewal of approval, the Minister must give the applicant for the approval written notice—
(a) of the decision; and
(b) if the approval is granted or renewed, of any other conditions imposed on the approval under section 58AF(6).
(3) A decision by the Minister to grant or renew an approval under subsection (1) takes effect on the later of the following—
(a) the day the notice under subsection (2) is given to the applicant;
(b) the date specified in the notice.
S. 58AB inserted by No. 69/2017 s. 32.