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DOMESTIC ANIMALS ACT 1994 - SECT 44

Power of Councils to require restraint of animals

    (1)     If a Council has made a local law prohibiting the keeping of any dog or cat in a specified area of the municipal district of the Council, the Council may require the owner of any dog or cat kept in that area immediately before the law is made—

        (a)     to confine the animal indoors or in a totally enclosed pen on the owner's premises; and

        (b)     when the animal is outside the owner's premises, to confine the animal to an enclosed vehicle.

    (2)     The Council must give the owner notice in writing of this requirement.

Pt 3A (Heading and ss 44AA–44AI) inserted by No. 69/2004 s. 30.

Part 3A—Register of dangerous, menacing and restricted breed dogs

S. 44AA inserted by No. 69/2004 s. 30.



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