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PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS REGULATION 2012

- Made under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979
- As at 27 September 2013
- Reg 408 of 2012

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Regulation
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definition

   PART 2 - CONFINEMENT OF FOWL FOR EGG PRODUCTION

           Division 1 - Preliminary

   4A.     Application of Part
   4.      Definitions

           Division 2 - Laying fowl confined in cages

   5.      Access to water
   6.      Cage floors
   7.      Cage height
   8.      Cage doors
   9.      Multi-deck structure
   10.     Stock density
   11.     Stock density-transitional for cages installed before 2001
   12.     Determination of average weight of laying fowls in more than 30 cages for purposes of clauses 10 and 11

           Division 3 - Laying fowl confined in non-cage housing

   13.     Access to food and water
   14.     Nests
   15.     Height of non-cage housing
   16.     Multi-level arrangements
   17.     Stock density

           Division 4 - General

   18.     Daily welfare inspections
   19.     Offences

   PART 3 - PROCEDURES CARRIED OUT ON ANIMALS

   20.     Tail docking of cows, heifers and calves
   21.     Debarking
   22.     Declawing of domestic cats
   23.     Register relating to procedures carried out under section 12 (1) of the Act
   24.     Pinioning of birds’ wings

   PART 4 - ANIMAL TRADES

   25.     Prescribed animal trades
   26.     Conduct of animal trades

   PART 5 - ENFORCEMENT

   27.     Evidence that ruminant stock animal not provided with food or shelter during emergency
   28.     Evidence of keeping or being in charge of animal for lure or kill for coursing dog
   29.     Police officers exercising certain powers
   30.     Power of inspector to examine ruminant stock animals in relation to sufficiency of food or drink during emergency
   31.     Assistance to inspectors
   32.     Penalty notice offences
   33.     Evidence-guidelines relating to the welfare of farm or companion animals
   34.     Reports of approved charitable organisations

   PART 6 - MISCELLANEOUS

   35.     Prohibited electrical devices
   36.     Exemptions for rodeos from prohibitions under sections 18 (1), 18A and 20 of Act
   37.     Exemption from prohibition on steeplechasing and hurdle racing
   37A.    Exemption from section 8 (1) in respect of providing animals with drink during transport
   38.     Conveyance of stock animals
   39.     Use of animals in films and theatrical performances
   40.     Savings
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3


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