(1) The proprietor of a domestic animal business must not sell, or give away, a dog or cat unless the dog or cat has been implanted with a prescribed permanent identification device.
Penalty: 10 penalty units.
S. 12A(2) inserted by No. 75/2011 s. 5.
(2) A person must not advertise, or cause to be advertised, a dog or cat for sale unless—
(a) the advertisement includes the unique number contained in the microchip contained in the prescribed permanent identification device implanted in the dog or cat; or
(b) the dog or cat 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, in accordance with section 10D(2); or
(c) in the case of a registered domestic animal business, the advertisement includes the registered domestic animal business number and the name of the Council that issued the number.
Penalty: 5 penalty units.
S. 13 substituted by No. 76/2005 s. 8.