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DOMESTIC ANIMALS ACT 1994 - SECT 63R

Cancellation of an animal registry licence

    (1)     If, after considering any submissions made within the time fixed for making submissions under section 63P(2)(c), the Secretary is satisfied that—

S. 63R(1)(a) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 44(Sch. 1 item 16(2)).

        (a)     in the case of a licence holder who is a natural person, the licence holder is not a fit and proper person to hold an animal registry licence; or

S. 63R(1)(b) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 44(Sch. 1 item 16(2)).

        (b)     in the case of a licence holder who is a body corporate, any director or officer of the body corporate who does or may exercise control over the service that is the subject of the licence is not a fit and proper person to be a director or officer of the holder of an animal registry licence; or

        (c)     that the licence holder has failed to comply with a condition of the licence; or

        (d)     the licence holder has been found guilty of an offence against this Act or the regulations—

the Secretary may—

        (e)     cancel the licence; or

        (f)     require the licence holder to take the action specified by the Secretary.

    (2)     The Secretary must give notice to the licence holder of his or her decision under subsection (1) and set out reasons for that decision in the notice.

    (3)     A notice under subsection (2) must be served on the licence holder within 28 days after the expiry of the date for the making of submissions under section 63P(2)(c).

S. 63R(4) amended by No. 65/2007 s. 44(Sch. 1 item 16(2)).

    (4)     Cancellation of an animal registry licence by the Secretary has effect from the date at which notice of the cancellation is served on the licence holder.

S. 63S inserted by No. 103/2003 s. 9, amended by No. 65/2007 s. 44(Sch. 1 item 17).



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