The Brexit implications for animal welfare

Political decisions are a major influence on matters involving animals and their welfare. Obviously, some political events have more significance than others. From a European perspective, the exit of the UK from the EU definitely qualifies as a "significant political event". The question is, what will be the impact of that exit on matters of animal welfare?

 
For a very concise and clear opinion, have a look at the link at http://alaw.org.uk/2016/06/alaw-animal-law-guide-to-the-legal-implications-of-brexit/