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CAT ACT 2011 - SECT 14

14 .         Cats to be microchipped

        (1)         The owner of a cat that has reached 6 months of age must ensure that the cat is microchipped, unless the cat is exempt from microchipping.

        Penalty: a fine of $5 000.

        (2)         A cat is exempt from microchipping if a certificate given by a veterinarian stating that the implantation of a microchip in the cat may adversely affect the health and welfare of the cat applies in respect of the cat.

        (3)         A certificate referred to in subsection (2) cannot apply in respect of a cat that is under 6 months of age.

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