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DOMESTIC ANIMALS AMENDMENT (PUPPY FARMS AND PET SHOPS) ACT 2017 (NO. 69 OF 2017)


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Purpose  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Principal Act  

   PART 2--AMENDMENT OF THE DOMESTIC ANIMALS ACT 1994

   4.      Purpose of the Domestic Animals Act 1994  
   5.      Definitions  
   6.      Applicable organisations and recognised organisations  
   7.      New sections 5B, 5C, 5D, 5E and 5F inserted  
   8.      Substitution and amendment of section 6  
   9.      Dogs and cats that are exempt from permanent identification  
   10.     Dogs and cats must be permanently identified before sale or being given away  
   11.     Notification of sale of dog or cat by foster carer  
   12.     Reduced fees for foster care dogs and cats  
   13.     Registered dog or cat to have identification marker outside premises  
   14.     Dog attacks, consequential amendment  
   15.     Menacing dog declaration, consequential amendment  
   16.     Power to destroy animal at large, consequential amendment  
   17.     Inspection of register, consequential amendment  
   18.     Details of dangerous, menacing, restricted breed dogs, consequential amendment  
   19.     Details of destroyed dogs, consequential amendment  
   20.     Details to be provided, consequential amendment  
   21.     Heading to Part 4 substituted  
   22.     New section 44B inserted  
   23.     New section 45A inserted  
   24.     Application for registration  
   25.     Registration of premises, consequential amendment  
   26.     Application for renewal of registration  
   27.     Section 52 substituted  
   28.     Powers of Council as to registration or renewal or transfer of registration  
   29.     New sections inserted after section 54  
   30.     Council to give notice  
   31.     Council to hear proprietor or applicant  
   32.     New Division inserted after Division 3 of Part 4  
   33.     New Division 3B inserted in Part 4  
   34.     Repeal of sections 60, 61 and 62  
   35.     New sections inserted in Division 5 of Part 4  
   36.     Domestic animal management plans  
   37.     New Parts inserted after Part 5A  
   38.     Payments to the Treasurer  
   39.     Heading to Part 7 substituted  
   40.     New Division heading inserted in Part 7  
   41.     Departmental authorised officers, consequential amendment  
   42.     Restricted authorised officers, consequential amendment  
   43.     Council authorised officers, consequential amendment  
   44.     Council contracted authorised officers, consequential amendment  
   45.     New Division heading inserted in Part 7  
   46.     Powers of authorised officers  
   47.     Powers of Council contracted authorised officers  
   48.     New Division inserted after section 74A  
   49.     New Division heading inserted before section 74B  
   50.     Taking samples from dogs, consequential amendments  
   51.     Procedures for taking samples from dogs, consequential amendment  
   52.     Procedures for seizure of documents  
   53.     New section inserted after section 75  
   54.     Seizure of records, consequential amendment  
   55.     New Division heading inserted after section 76A  
   56.     Documents to be made available for inspection, consequential amendments  
   57.     Approval for search warrant, consequential amendment  
   58.     Search warrant for section 41EB offence, consequential amendments  
   59.     Division 1 of Part 7A repealed  

           Division 1--of Part 7A of the Principal Act is repealed.

   60.     Seizure of dangerous dogs, consequential amendments  
   61.     Seizure of restricted breed dogs, consequential amendments  
   62.     Seizure of dogs believed to be restricted breed dogs, consequential amendment  
   63.     Seizure of dog urged or trained to attack etc., consequential amendments  
   64.     Seizure of unregistered dog or cat, consequential amendment  
   65.     Seizure from unregistered breeding domestic animal business  
   66.     New section 82B inserted  
   67.     Seizure of non-compliant dog or cat, consequential amendment  
   68.     Section 84B substituted  
   69.     Seizure of abandoned dog or cat, consequential amendment  
   70.     Seizure of dog for breeding offence, consequential amendments  
   71.     Delivery of seized dog or cat, consequential amendments  
   72.     Section 84E substituted  
   73.     Search warrant for breeding offence, consequential amendments  
   74.     Custody of dogs or cats seized under section 82B  
   75.     Recovery of dog or cat  
   76.     Prosecution of suspected persons  
   77.     Owner to provide address, consequential amendment  
   78.     Destruction of dog if owner not identified, consequential amendment  
   79.     Destruction of dog if a danger to the public, consequential amendments  
   80.     Immediate destruction of dog, consequential amendment  
   81.     Destruction of declared dangerous dog, consequential amendment  
   82.     Disposal of forfeited dog or cat  
   83.     Section 84VA substituted  
   84.     Orders prohibiting ownership of dogs or cats  
   85.     New section inserted after section 84WA  
   86.     Section 84WB repealed  
   87.     Order for bond or costs, dog or cat not returned  
   88.     Power of court to order payment of costs of disposal of dogs and cats  
   89.     Search warrant for failure to comply with court order, consequential amendments  
   90.     Compliance with order under section 84XA  
   91.     Power to serve infringement notice  
   92.     Filing of charge sheets, consequential amendment  
   93.     Payment of fines, consequential amendment  
   94.     Offence to sell certain animals outside certain places  
   95.     Power to make declarations as to restricted breed dogs, consequential amendments  
   96.     Regulations  
   97.     Council to give information to Secretary, consequential amendment  
   98.     New sections inserted after section 100A  
   99.     Amendment to Schedule 1—Registration fees  

   PART 3--FURTHER AMENDMENT OF THE DOMESTIC ANIMALS ACT 1994

           Division 1--Advertising and information register amendments

   100.    Amendment of definitions  
   101.    Repeal of section 12A(2), advertising of dogs or cats  
   102.    New sections inserted after section 12A  
   103.    Amendments consequential to repeal of section 12A(2) and insertion of new sections 12B and 12C  
   104.    New Part inserted after Part 5B  
   105.    Powers of Council contracted authorised officers  
   106.    Definition, relevant provision  
   107.    Power to serve infringement notices  
   108.    Regulations  
   109.    New section 105A inserted  

           Division 2--Amendments relating to commencement of 10 fertile female dog limit

   110.    Seizure of dogs or cats for certain offences  
   111.    Prosecution of suspected persons  
   112.    Orders prohibiting ownership of dogs or cats  
   113.    Power to serve infringement notice  

   PART 4--REPEAL OF AMENDING ACT

   114.    Repeal of amending Act  
           ENDNOTES


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