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ANIMAL WELFARE ACT 1985


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--Preliminary

   1.      Short title
   3.      Interpretation
   5.      Act to bind Crown

   PART 2--The Animal Welfare Advisory Committee

   6.      Establishment of Animal Welfare Advisory Committee
   7.      Term of office of members
   8.      Allowances and expenses
   9.      Conduct of business
   9A.     Conflict of interest under Public Sector (Honesty and Accountability) Act
   10.     Saving provision
   11.     Secretary
   12.     Functions of the Committee

   PART 3--Animal welfare offences

   13.     Ill treatment of animals
   14.     Prohibited activities
   14A.    Possession of certain items prohibited
   15.     Electrical devices not to be used in contravention of regulations
   15A.    Duty of person in charge of vehicle in case of accidents involving animals

   PART 4--Teaching and research involving animals

           Division 1--Licences for teaching and research involving animals

   16.     Prohibition of use of animals for teaching or research unless licensed
   17.     Application for a licence
   18.     Grant of licences
   19.     Conditions of licence
   20.     Renewal of licences
   21.     Surrender of licences
   22.     Revocation of suspension of licences

           Division 2--Animal Ethics Committees

   23.     Establishment of animal ethics committees by licensee
   23A.    Approval of animal ethics committee by Minister
   24.     Procedure
   25.     Functions of animal ethics committees

           Division 3--Appeals

   26.     Appeals against decisions of animal ethics committees
   27.     Appeal against decisions of Minister

   PART 5--Enforcement

           Division 1--Appointment and identification of inspectors

   28.     Appointment of inspectors
   29.     Identification of inspectors

           Division 2--Powers of inspectors

   30.     General powers
   31.     Routine inspections
   31A.    Special powers relating to animals
   31B.    Animal welfare notices

           Division 3--Miscellaneous

   31C.    Dealing with seized animals and objects
   31D.    Warrant procedures
   31E.    Offence to hinder etc inspectors
   32A.    Court orders on finding of guilt etc

   PART 6--Miscellaneous

   33.     Delegation
   34.     Permit to hold rodeos
   34A.    False or misleading statements
   34B.    Power of veterinary surgeons to destroy animals
   35.     Power to provide food to neglected animals
   37.     Service of notices
   38.     Offences by bodies corporate
   39.     Continuing offences
   40.     Vicarious liability of employers in certain circumstances
   42.     Evidence
   42A.    Codes of practice
   43.     Act does not render unlawful practices that are in accordance with prescribed code of animal husbandry practice
   43A.    Reports in respect of alleged contraventions
   43B.    Victimisation
   44.     Regulations
           Legislative history
           The Parliament of South Australia enacts as
           follows:


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