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Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 No 200
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 19 August 2017 at 05:59)
Part 1 Section 3
3   Objects of Act
The objects of this Act are:
(a)  to prevent cruelty to animals, and
(b)  to promote the welfare of animals by requiring a person in charge of an animal:
(i)  to provide care for the animal, and
(ii)  to treat the animal in a humane manner, and
(iii)  to ensure the welfare of the animal.