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DOMESTIC ANIMALS ACT 1994 - SECT 63H

Offence to provide identifying information in certain circumstances

S. 63H(1) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 44(Sch. 1 item 5(1)(a)–(c)).

    (1)     A person who has implanted a permanent identification device in an animal of a prescribed class of animal must not provide any of the prescribed identifying information that forms part of the animal registry service for that animal to any person unless—

        (a)     the person is—

              (i)     an employee of the implanter; or

S. 63H(1)(a)(ii) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 44(Sch. 1 item 5(1)(d)).

              (ii)     the holder of the animal registry licence who is to provide the service or an employee of the holder; or

S. 63H(1)(a)(iii) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 44(Sch. 1 item 5(1)(e)).

              (iii)     the owner of the animal; or

              (iv)     the Secretary or a person employed in the Department in the administration of this Act; or

              (v)     an authorised officer; or

              (vi)     a Council or a person engaged or employed by a Council in the administration of this Act; or

              (vii)     any other person approved by the Secretary; or

        (b)     the owner has consented to the provision of the information for the purposes of reuniting the owner with the animal.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

S. 63H(2) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 44(Sch. 1 item 5(2) (a)(b)).

    (2)     The holder of an animal registry licence must not provide any of the prescribed identifying information that forms part of the animal registry service for an animal of a prescribed class of animal to any person unless—

        (a)     the person is—

              (i)     an authorised implanter or an employee of an authorised implanter; or

S. 63H(2)(a)(ii) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 44(Sch. 1 item 5(2)(c)).

              (ii)     the owner of the animal; or

              (iii)     the Secretary or a person employed in the Department in the administration of this Act; or

              (iv)     an authorised officer; or

              (v)     a Council or a person engaged or employed by a Council in the administration of this Act; or

              (vi)     any other person approved by the Secretary; or

        (b)     the owner has consented to the provision of the information for the purposes of reuniting the owner with the animal.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

S. 63I (Heading) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 44(Sch. 1 item 6(1)).

S. 63I inserted by No. 103/2003 s. 9.



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