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DOMESTIC ANIMALS ACT 1994 - SECT 59

Making of business codes of practice

S. 59(1) amended by No. 17/2016 s. 17(Sch. 1 item 9(b)).

    (1)     The Minister may make business codes of practice which specify standards for the conduct of domestic animal businesses.

S. 59(2) amended by No. 17/2016 s. 17(Sch. 1 item 9(c)).

    (2)     A business code of practice may be prepared for any particular kind of business.

S. 59(3) amended by No. 17/2016 s. 17(Sch. 1 item 9(c)).

    (3)     A business code of practice may specify all or any of the following—

        (a)     standards for the keeping, treatment, handling and care of animals;

        (b)     standards for the facilities, equipment and conditions at business premises;

        (c)     standards for the procedures and practices to be adopted with animals.

S. 59(4) amended by No. 17/2016 s. 17(Sch. 1 item 9(c)(d)).

    (4)     A business code of practice may apply, adopt or incorporate any matter contained in any document, standard, rule, specification or method, formulated, issued, prescribed or published by any person whether—

S. 59(4)(a) amended by No. 17/2016 s. 17(Sch. 1 item 9(d)).

        (a)     wholly or partially or as amended by the code; or

S. 59(4)(b) amended by No. 17/2016 s. 17(Sch. 1 item 9(d)).

        (b)     as formulated, issued, prescribed or published at the time the code is made or at any time before then.

S. 60 amended by Nos 8/2014 s. 11, 17/2016 s. 17(Sch. 1 item 10), repealed by No. 69/2017 s. 34.

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S. 61 repealed by No. 69/2017 s. 34.

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S. 62 amended by No. 17/2016 s. 17(Sch. 1 item 11), repealed by No. 69/2017 s. 34.

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S. 63 (Heading) substituted by No. 17/2016 s. 17(Sch. 1 item 12(a)).



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