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Posted by on Apr 28, 2018 in Ants, BH postcode, birds, Bournemouth, Christchurch, fleas, mice, mole trapping, moles, pest control, pest control measures, pest control problem, pest control service, pest prevention, Pests, Poole, public health, Rabbits, Rats, Ringwood, rodent activity, rodent infestations, rodent problem, Rodents, squirrels, verminous, Verwood, Wasp Control, Wasp Removal, Wasps | 0 comments

Any owner or occupier of land, have a duty under the Prevention of Damage Pests Act 1949, to ensure that if rats or mice are found on their land, they are eradicated. This applies to both Councils and individuals. The local council has a duty to ensure that this is carried out. Under Section 83 of the Public Health Act 1936, (filthy and verminous premises), local authorities have the powers to ensure that rats and mice are eradicated in properties. The occupier of the land or property is responsible for the initial pest control measures. In normal cases this involves employing some form of...

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