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Greyhound racing

    (1)     A person commits an offence if the person—

        (a)     conducts, or facilitates the conduct of, a greyhound race in the ACT; or

        (b)     allows a greyhound kept by the person to take part in a greyhound race conducted in the ACT.

Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units, imprisonment for 1 year or both.

Note     The owning and keeping of racing greyhounds is regulated under the Domestic Animals Act 2000

, div 2.4A.

    (2)     In this section:

"greyhound race" means 1 or more greyhounds racing in competitive pursuit, and includes—

        (a)     a greyhound trial or training race; and

        (b)     racing in a test of speed of 1 or more racing greyhounds.

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