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Registration numbers, certificates and identification markers

    (1)     The Council must—

        (a)     allocate a registration number to every dog or cat which is registered; and

        (b)     give or send to the owner a registration certificate in the form approved by the Council; and

S. 19(1)(c) amended by No. 71/2014 s. 13.

        (c)     issue to the owner of a registered cat or a registered dog, an identification marker which identifies, either directly or indirectly, the name of the Council and the registration number of the animal.

S. 19(2) substituted by No. 83/2001 s. 15, amended by Nos 103/2003 s. 5, 50/2005 s. 10.

    (2)     If a person is the owner of a dangerous dog, a menacing dog or a restricted breed dog, that person must ensure that the dog is implanted with a prescribed permanent identification device.

Penalty:     5 penalty units.

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