(1) The owner of a cat
kept at a cat management facility is liable to pay to the operator of the
facility the reasonable costs associated with any of the following that have
been incurred in relation to the cat —
removing and impounding the cat;
keeping and caring for the cat;
implantation of a microchip in the cat under section 33;
sterilisation of the cat under section 33;
destruction and the disposal of the cat under section 34.
(2) The operator of a
cat management facility may recover the amount of the costs referred to in
subsection (1) from the owner of the cat in a court of competent jurisdiction.