166 Impounding of animals
(1) For the purposes of the Impounding Act 1993, the Minister is
the occupier of vacant public land.
(2) An authorised person may exercise any power conferred on the
Minister by the operation of this section.
(3) An authorised person may, on behalf of the Minister, take
proceedings for the trespass committed on the vacant public land by animals
impounded by virtue of this section.
(4) For the purposes of subsection (3), the Minister shall be taken to
be in exclusive possession of vacant public land.
(5) This section:
(a) does not prevent an information being laid for an offence against
section 155, or
(b) affect any proceedings for such an