(1) An authorised officer of a Council may seize a dog or cat if—
(a) the Magistrates' Court has made an order under section 84W with respect to the owner of the dog or cat and the order has not been complied with; and
(b) after the order has been made, the dog or cat that is the subject of the order is found outside the owner's premises in circumstances in which the authorised officer of the Council of the municipal district in which the owner's premises are situated reasonably suspects that the owner of the dog or cat has committed an offence under section 23(4), 24(1), 24(2) or 25(1).
(2) In this section "authorised officer" of a Council means an authorised officer appointed by that Council under section 72 or 72A.
S. 84C inserted by No. 65/2007 s. 29.