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Minister may declare an organisation to be a declared bird organisation

    (1)     The Minister may declare that an organisation is a declared bird organisation if—

        (a)     the organisation has applied to the Minister to be declared a declared bird organisation; and

        (b)     the Minister is satisfied that the organisation represents members with an interest in—

              (i)     birds and bird keeping; and

              (ii)     the promotion of aviculture; and

              (iii)     the wellbeing of birds, whether in captivity or in the wild; and

        (c)     the Minister is satisfied that the organisation has processes in place to educate its members about, and to ensure that its members comply with—

              (i)     the Code of Practice for the Housing of Caged Birds made under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986 , as varied from time to time; or

              (ii)     any other code of practice relating to caged birds approved by the Minister for the purposes of this section.

    (2)     An application for a declaration under subsection (1) must be made in the form approved by the Minister.

    (3)     A declaration under this section remains in force until the earlier of—

        (a)     the end of the period (if any) specified in the declaration; or

        (b)     the revocation of the declaration.

    (4)     The Minister must cause a notice of a declaration made under this section, or a revocation of such a declaration, to be published in the Government Gazette.    

S. 58U inserted by No. 69/2017 s. 33.

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