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Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 No 200
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 August 2017 at 21:55)
Part 2 Section 12A
12A   Registers relating to certain procedures
(1)  A veterinary practitioner who carries out a procedure referred to in section 12 (1) shall, not later than 7 days after carrying out the procedure, enter the prescribed particulars of the procedure in a register kept in the prescribed form by the veterinary practitioner or the employer of the veterinary practitioner.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
(2)  A register containing the prescribed particulars of a procedure shall be kept by:
(a)  the veterinary practitioner or former veterinary practitioner who carried out the procedure, or
(b)  if the veterinary practitioner who carried out the procedure did so in the course of employment by another person, by that employer or former employer,
for a period of not less than 2 years after the procedure is carried out.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
(3)  A person shall, at the request of an officer, make available for inspection by the officer any register required to be kept by the person under this section.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
(4)  Nothing in subsection (3) limits the powers of an officer under section 24G.