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DOMESTIC ANIMALS ACT 1994 - SECT 69

Payments to the Treasurer

    (1)     Each Council must pay to the Treasurer—

S. 69(1)(a) amended by Nos 83/2001 s. 27(1)(a), 44/2010 s. 17(1).

        (a)     $2.00 in respect of each registration fee collected by it in each financial year for the registration or renewal of registration of a cat; and

S. 69(1)(aa) inserted by No. 83/2001 s. 27(1)(b), amended by No. 44/2010 s. 17(2).

        (aa)     $3.50 in respect of each registration fee collected by it in each financial year for the registration or renewal of registration of a dog; and

        (b)     $10.00 in respect of each registration fee collected by it in each financial year for the registration or renewal of registration of a domestic animal business.

S. 69(1A) inserted by No. 44/2017 s. 10(2).

    (1A)     Each Council must pay to the Treasurer in respect of each registration fee collected by the Council in each financial year for the registration or renewal of registration of a dog or cat—

        (a)     $4.00 for the financial year that commences immediately after the commencement of section 10(2) of the  Domestic Animals Amendment (Restricted Breed Dogs) Act 2017 ; and

        (b)     for each financial year after that, an amount that increases from the previous financial year by the annual rate approved by the Treasurer in relation to the State Budget for the purposes of section 8 of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1994 .

S. 69(2) amended by No. 44/2017 s. 10(3).

    (2)     Payments made under subsection (1) and (1A) are made for the purpose of—

        (a)     the promotion by the Department, within the State, of—

              (i)     responsible dog and cat ownership; or

              (ii)     animal welfare; and

S. 69(2)(aa) inserted by No. 83/2001 s. 27(2).

        (aa)     research into domestic animal management; and

        (b)     the administration of this Act.

S. 69(3) inserted by No. 17/2016 s. 15.

    (3)     Greyhound Racing Victoria must pay to the Treasurer $3.50 in respect of each registration fee collected by it in each financial year for the registration of a GRV greyhound.

S. 69(4) inserted by No. 17/2016 s. 15.

    (4)     Payments made under subsection (3) are made for the purpose of the administration of this Act in relation to GRV greyhounds including—

        (a)     the education by the Department of persons or bodies that keep GRV greyhounds; and

        (b)     the training by the Department of authorised officers appointed under section 71A who are persons authorised under section 77A of the Racing Act 1958 ; and

        (c)     the making of greyhound codes of practice under section 63AC.

S. 69(5) inserted by No. 17/2016 s. 15.

    (5)     In this section, "GRV greyhound" means a GRV greyhound whelped after 1 January 2011.

S. 70 amended by No. 17/2016 s. 16(1)(2) (ILA s. 39B(1)).



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