In the former case, the licence shall come into force at the beginning of the day on which it is granted, and in the latter case it shall come into force at the beginning of the next following year. (1) A local authority may authorise in writing any … An Act establishing a licensing structure for pet shops in the The kinds of pet animals covered by the Act include “any description of vertebrate”. (6) Subject to the provisions hereinafter contained with respect to cancellation, any such licence shall remain in force until the end of the year to which it relates and shall then expire. 1.3 The Animal Welfare Act a. Animal’s needs must be satisfied at all times. 9 para. <