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DOMESTIC ANIMALS ACT 1994 - SECT 41F

Notifications

S. 41F(1) amended by Nos 69/2004 s. 29(a)(c), 55/2011 s. 12(2).

    (1)     The owner of a restricted breed dog must notify the Council of the municipal district in which the dog is kept, within 24 hours, if—

        (a)     the dog is missing; or

S. 41F(1)(aa) inserted by No. 69/2004 s. 29(b).

        (aa)     the owner's address changes; or

S. 41F(1)(ab) inserted by No. 69/2004 s. 29(b).

        (ab)     the place where the dog is kept changes; or

S. 41F(1)(ac) inserted by No. 55/2011 s. 12(1).

        (ac)     the dog is sold, given or otherwise transferred to them under section 41K; or

S. 41F(1)(b) amended by No. 8/2014 s. 9(1).

        (b)     the ownership of the dog changes; or

S. 41F(1)(c) inserted by No. 8/2014 s. 9(2).

        (c)     the municipal district in which the dog is kept changes.

Penalty:     20 penalty units.

S. 41F(1A) inserted by No. 55/2011 s. 12(3).

    (1A)     Notice given under subsection (1)(ac) must include details of the relationship between the new owner and the previous owner of the restricted breed dog.

S. 41F(2) substituted by No. 55/2011 s. 12(3).

    (2)     If a person proposes to sell or give a restricted breed dog to another person or otherwise transfer the ownership of the dog to another person, the person must, before doing so, advise the other person in writing that the dog is a restricted breed dog.

Penalty:     5 penalty units.

Note

Section 41K prohibits a person from selling, giving or otherwise transferring ownership of a restricted breed dog except in certain circumstances.

S. 41G inserted by No. 83/2001 s. 17, substituted by No. 103/2003 s. 8.



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