An authorised officer of a Council may seize a dog or cat that is in the municipal district of that Council if the owner of the animal has not applied to register the animal within one month after—
(a) being found guilty of an offence of not having applied to register the animal; or
(b) being served with an infringement notice in respect of that offence—
(i) which has not been withdrawn in accordance with the Infringements Act 2006 ; and
(ii) in respect of which the owner has paid the penalty in accordance with the Infringements Act 2006 .
S. 82A inserted by No. 75/2011 s. 11.