The Electronic Collars Manufacturers Association (ECMA) have stepped up their effort to overturn the proposed ban of the use of electronic training collars in Wales.
The organisation has filed an application in the High Court of Justice seeking a Judicial Review of the decision by the Welsh Assembly Government to take necessary steps to ban electronic training collars from being used in Wales.
The application is the latest move by ECMA in response to the Welsh Assembly Government. Soon after the announcement in June it condemned the Welsh Assembly proposal as hasty, premature and unnecessary.
ECMA claims that the Welsh proposal is based on the misreading of available science, some of which is biased by the prejudging attitude of researchers. Much of the available research is also limited in range and scope and has even been rejected by DEFRA at Westminster.
In response to requests to ban the products the UK Government recently invested [...]
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