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Restraint of menacing dogs

    (1)     A notice that a dog has been declared to be a menacing dog may require the owner of the dog specified in the notice to cause the dog, when it is outside the premises of its owner in circumstances specified in the notice, to be—

        (a)     muzzled in a manner which is sufficient to prevent it causing injury by biting;

        (b)     under the effective control of some person by means of a chain, cord or leash.

S. 41E(2) amended by No. 55/2011 s. 10.

    (2)     The owner of a dog who does not comply with a requirement under subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and liable to a penalty of 16 penalty units.

Pt 3 Div. 3B (Heading and ss 41F–41L) inserted by No. 83/2001 s. 17.

Division 3B—Particular provisions for the control of restricted breed dogs

S. 41EA inserted by No. 76/2005 s. 15, substituted by No. 44/2010 s. 13, amended by Nos 39/2011 s. 5, 55/2011 s. 11, repealed by No. 44/2017 s. 9.

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S. 41EB inserted by No. 8/2014 s. 8.

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