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Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 No 200
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 18 August 2017 at 19:01)
Part 2 Section 14
14   Injuries to animals to be reported
The driver of a vehicle which strikes and injures an animal (other than a bird) shall not fail:
(a)  where, in consequence of the injury, pain has been inflicted upon the animal—to take reasonable steps to alleviate the pain, and
(b)  where that driver believes, or ought reasonably to believe, that the animal is a domestic animal—to inform, as soon as practicable, an officer or a person in charge of the animal that the animal has been injured.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.