(1) A person (other than an authorised officer) who seizes a dog or cat under section 84 or 84A must, as soon as is reasonably possible, deliver it to an authorised officer of the Council of the municipal district in which it was seized, or to a person or body which has an agreement under section 84Y with that Council.
Penalty: 5 penalty units.
(2) If a person is found guilty of an offence under subsection (1), the Magistrates' Court may, on the application of an authorised officer of the Council of the municipal district in which the animal was seized, order that the person return the animal to the authorised officer.
Division 3—Search warrants
S. 84E inserted by No. 65/2007 s. 29.