Companion Animals Act 1998 No 87
Current version for 5 December 2019 to date (accessed 6 June 2020 at 12:05)
Part 2 Section 11A
11A   Duties of councils in relation to companion animals killed by traffic
A council is required—
(a)  to take such steps as are reasonable to ascertain the ownership of any companion animal found in its area that appears to have been killed as the result of being hit by a vehicle, and
(b)  if the animal that has been killed was an identified companion animal—to notify the Departmental Chief Executive and the owner of the animal (if the owner can be identified) that the animal has been killed.