You may comply with this code if you intend to tether animals. Tethering is defined as the securing of an animal to an anchor point to confine it to a desired area. This code provides guidance on how to tether animals correctly when circumstances make it a necessary method of confining and protecting animals.
Compliance with the code will enable you to demonstrate that you have met your legal responsibilities. It may be used as a defence against a charge of animal cruelty.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.