—(1) No person shall own or keep a dog that is over 3 months of age unless that person has taken out a licence in respect of the dog.
(2) No person shall keep more than 3 dogs in any premises (not being a dog farm) without the prior permission of the Director-General.
(3) The Director-General may grant permission under paragraph (2) for the keeping of more than 3 dogs in any premises (not being a dog farm), subject to —
the imposition of additional conditions of the licence; and
the payment of the appropriate licence fee.