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DOG CONTROL ACT 2000

- Act 102 of 2000
- Royal Assent 20 December 2000

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - Preliminary

   1.      1. Short title
   2.      2. Commencement
   3.      3. Interpretation
   4.      4. Dog under effective control
   5.      5. Dog at large
   6.      6. Owner of dog
   7.      7. Dog management policy

   PART 2 - Registration and Identification

   8.      8. Registering dogs
   9.      9. Application for registration
   10.     10. Registration disc
   11.     11. Collars
   12.     12. Cancellation of registration
   13.     13. Change of owner
   14.     14. Change in address
   15.     15. Register
   15A.    15A. Implanting of microchips

   PART 3 - Control of Dogs Division 1 - Controlling dogs

   16.     16. Control of dogs
   17.     17. Chasing vehicles
   18.     18. Greyhounds
   19.     19. Dogs attacking persons or animals
   19A.    19A. Subsequent attack by dangerous dog

           Division 2 - Declared areas

   20.     20. Exercise areas
   21.     21. Training areas
   22.     22. Prohibited areas
   23.     23. Restricted areas
   24.     24. Public notice of intention to declare areas
   25.     25. Date and period of declaration
   26.     26. Review of declaration
   27.     27. Signs
   28.     28. Prohibited public areas

           Division 3 - Dangerous dogs and restricted breed dogs

   29.     29. Declaration of particular dangerous dog
   29A.    29A. Declaration of restricted breed dogs
   30.     30. Guard dogs
   31.     31. Appeal against declaration
   32.     32. Control of dangerous dogs and restricted breed dogs
   32A.    32A. Dangerous dogs and restricted breed dogs to be de-sexed and
           microchipped
   33.     33. Warning signs
   34.     34. Dangerous dog or restricted breed dog missing, dying, &c.
   34A.    34A. Application for approval to transfer ownership of dangerous
           dog or restricted breed dog
   34B.    34B. Offence to transfer ownership of dangerous dog or restricted
           breed dog without approval
   34C.    34C. Limit on number of restricted breed dogs
   34D.    34D. Interstate dangerous dogs and restricted breed dogs

           Division 4 - Seizure of dogs

   35.     35. Seizure and detention of dogs at large
   36.     36. Payment of fees relating to seized dogs
   37.     37. Seizure and detention of other dogs
   38.     38. Costs
   39.     39. Release of dogs
   39A.    39A. Destruction of dangerous dog if enclosure not suitable
   40.     40. Interference with dogs in pounds

           Division 5 - Destruction of dogs

   41.     41. Attacking dogs
   42.     42. Destruction of dog
   43.     43. Destruction without suffering
   44.     44. Immunity from liability

           Division 6 - Nuisances

   45.     45. Removal of faeces
   46.     46. Dogs creating nuisance
   47.     47. Complaints relating to nuisance
   48.     48. Investigation of complaint
   49.     49. Orders relating to nuisance
   49A.    49A. Abatement notices

           Division 7 - Licences

   50.     50. Keeping several dogs
   51.     51. Application for licences
   52.     52. Objections to licence
   53.     53. Consideration of application
   54.     54. Refusing application
   55.     55. Granting application
   56.     56. Period of licence
   57.     57. Renewal of licence
   58.     58. Cancellation of licence
   59.     59. Appeals in respect of licence

   PART 4 - Legal proceedings Division 1 - Evidentiary and procedural
   matters

   60.     60. Evidence of ownership of dog
   61.     61. Other evidence
   62.     62. Order for destruction of dog
   63.     63. Additional orders

           Division 2 - Infringement notices

   64.     64. Infringement notices
   65.     65. 
   66.     66. 
   67.     67. 
   68.     68. 
   69.     69. 
   70.     70. 
   71.     71. Payments

   PART 5 - Miscellaneous

   72.     72. Entering private premises
   73.     73. Entering land
   74.     74. Injured dogs cared for by organisations
   75.     75. Use of tranquilliser devices
   76.     76. Dog property of council
   77.     77. Name and place of abode
   78.     78. Misleading information
   79.     79. Obstruction
   80.     80. Fees
   81.     81. Payment by instalments
   82.     82. Delegation
   83.     83. Regulations
   84.     84. Savings and transitional provisions
   85.     85. Administration of Act
   86.     86. Dog Control Act 1987 repealed
   87.     87. Dog Control Regulations 1988 rescinded

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