S. 10(1) amended by Nos 77/1995 s. 8, 65/2007 s. 81, 75/2011 s. 26, substituted by No. 60/2015 s. 6.
(1) A person who commits an act or acts of cruelty on any animal, which result in the death or serious disablement of the animal, commits aggravated cruelty on that animal and is guilty of an offence and is liable to a penalty of not more than, in the case of a natural person, 500 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years or, in the case of a body corporate, 1200 penalty units.
(2) A person who is guilty of an offence under subsection (1) may be liable to the penalty for that offence in addition to or instead of any other penalty to which the person is liable under section 9.
S. 11 (Heading) inserted by No. 60/2012 s. 33(1).
S. 11 amended by No. 60/2012 s. 33(2) (ILA s. 39B(1)).