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DOMESTIC ANIMALS ACT 1994 - SECT 10D

Dogs and cats that are exempt from permanent identification

    (1)     This section does not apply to a dangerous dog, a menacing dog or a restricted breed dog.

    (2)     A dog or cat that is the subject of written veterinary advice that the health of the dog or cat is liable to be significantly prejudiced if it is implanted with a prescribed permanent identification device is exempt from any requirement to be so implanted for the purposes of registration or the renewal of registration.

    (3)     A Council may resolve that a class of dog or cat is exempted from any requirement to be implanted with a prescribed permanent identification device for the purposes of registration.

    (4)     A Council may, in any resolution made under section 10C, exempt a class of dog or cat from any requirement to be implanted with a prescribed permanent identification device for the purposes of the renewal of registration.

    (5)     A Council may resolve to amend or revoke any resolution made under this section.

    (6)     If a Council makes a resolution under this section—

        (a)     it must cause a copy of the resolution to be published in the Government Gazette and in a newspaper circulating in the municipal district of the Council; and

        (b)     it must give effect to the resolution.



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