(1) A commercial dog breeder approval remains in force—
(a) for the initial grant of the approval, for a period of 12 months after the approval is granted; and
(b) for any renewal of the approval, for a period of 3 years after the approval is renewed.
(2) If an approved commercial dog breeder has applied for renewal of an approval, the approval remains in force until the application for renewal is determined.
(3) If an application for approval is made because an approved commercial dog breeder is selling or otherwise transferring the breeding domestic animal business to another proprietor, the commercial dog breeder approval remains in force until the application for approval of the new proprietor has been determined.
S. 58AH inserted by No. 69/2017 s. 32.