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DOMESTIC ANIMALS ACT 1994 - SECT 81

Seizure of dog urged or trained to attack or having attacked

    (1)     An authorised officer of a Council may seize a dog that is in the municipal district of that Council if—

        (a)     the owner has been found guilty of an offence under section 28 or 28A with respect to that dog; or

        (b)     the authorised officer reasonably suspects that the owner has committed an offence under section 28 or 28A with respect to that dog.

    (2)     An authorised officer of a Council may seize a dog that is in the municipal district of that Council if—

        (a)     a person has been found guilty of an offence under section 29 with respect to that dog; or

        (b)     the authorised officer reasonably suspects that a person has committed an offence under section 29 with respect to that dog.

S. 82 substituted by No. 65/2007 s. 29.



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