(1) A Council may appoint a person or organisation to act as an agent for the Council in the registration of cats and dogs, other than dangerous dogs if that person or organisation is—
S. 12(1)(a) substituted by No. 58/1997
s. 96(Sch. item 2).
(a) registered as a veterinary practitioner under the Veterinary Practice Act 1997 ; or
(b) the proprietor of a domestic animal business conducted on registered premises; or
(c) approved by the Council for that purpose.
(2) An agent must—
(a) register or renew the registration of an animal if the application is in order and accompanied by the appropriate fee; or
(b) refer an application to register or renew registration to the Council.
S. 12A inserted by No. 76/2005 s. 8, amended by No. 75/2011 s. 5 (ILA s. 39B(1)).