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ANIMAL WELFARE ACT 1993

- Act 63 of 1993
- Royal Assent 27 October 1993

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - Preliminary

   1.      1. Short title
   2.      2. Commencement
   3.      3. Interpretation
   3A.     3A. Care or charge of animals
   4.      4. Non-application of Act
   5.      5. Act binds Crown

   PART 2 - Welfare of animals

   6.      6. Duty of care to animals
   7.      7. Management of animals
   8.      8. Cruelty to animals
   8A.     8A. Pest register
   9.      9. Aggravated cruelty
   10.     10. Baiting and shooting
   11.     11. Use of animals to train other animals
   11A.    11A. Rodeos
   11B.    11B. Functions of veterinary surgeon at rodeos
   12.     12. Traps

   PART 3 - Powers of officers

   13.     13. Officers
   13A.    13A. Functions of officer
   14.     14. Instructions by officers
   15.     15. Power to arrest without warrant
   16.     16. Power to enter, search and inspect premises
   16A.    16A. Photographs and films
   17.     17. Power to take possession of animals
   18.     18. Possession of animals and conveyances
   19.     19. Application for return of animal or conveyance
   20.     20. Return of animal or conveyance
   21.     21. Detention of animals or conveyances
   21A.    21A. Identification marks and devices
   22.     22. Order for sale of animals
   23.     23. Care of animals in need
   24.     24. Power to kill animals
   25.     25. Examination of animals
   26.     26. Power to require information
   26A.    26A. Officer to provide written notice of seizure
   26B.    26B. Decision of officer subject to review

   PART 4 - Animal research

   27.     27. Animal research
   28.     28. Suppliers of animals for research
   29.     29. Applications for licences
   30.     30. Grant of licences
   31.     31. Duration of licences
   32.     32. Cancellation of licences
   33.     33. Reviews
   34.     34. Code of Practice for animal research
   35.     35. Annual reports

   PART 5 - Inspectors

   36.     36. Appointment of inspectors
   37.     37. Functions of inspectors
   38.     38. Powers of inspectors

   PART 6 - Animal Welfare Advisory Committee

   39.     39. Membership of Advisory Committee
   40.     40. Functions of Advisory Committee

   PART 7 - Offences

   41.     41. Obstruction
   41A.    41A. Offences against officer
   42.     42. Impersonation
   43.     43. Custody of animals
   43AA.   43AA. Forfeiture of animal for contravention of section 43
           order
   43AAB.  43AAB. Registering an interstate order

   PART 7A - Infringement notices

   43A.    43A. Service of infringement notices
   43B.    43B. 
   43C.    43C. 
   43D.    43D. 
   43E.    43E. 
   43F.    43F. 
   43G.    43G. 
   43H.    43H. 
   43I.    43I. 

   PART 8 - Miscellaneous

   44.     44. Delegation by Minister
   44A.    44A. Animal welfare standards
   44B.    44B. Animal welfare guidelines
   44C.    44C. Officers and inspectors to produce identification
   45.     45. Costs and expenses
   46.     46. Disbursement of proceeds of sale
   47.     47. Animal Welfare Trust Account
   48.     48. Immunity from action
   48A.    48A. Liability of employer or body corporate
   48B.    48B. Evidentiary matters
   48C.    48C. Limitation period for offences
   48D.    48D. Continuing offences
   48E.    48E. Additional orders on conviction
   49.     49. Proclamation of society
   50.     50. Regulations
   51.     51. Repeal
   52.     52. Transitional provisions
   53.     53. Administration of Act
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2

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