Contents (1979 - 200)
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 No 200
16 Certain electrical devices not to be used upon animals
(1) In this section:electrical device means a device of a type prescribed by the regulations.sell includes:(a) auction or exchange,(b) offer, expose, supply or receive for sale, and(c) send, forward or deliver for sale or on sale.(2) A person shall not:(a) use an electrical device upon an animal,(b) sell any electrical device, or(c) have in his or her possession or custody any electrical device.Maximum penalty: 250 penalty units in the case of a corporation and 50 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both, in the case of an individual.(3) Nothing in subsection (2) prevents a person from:(a) using an electrical device upon an animal belonging to a prescribed species, or(b) selling or having in his or her possession or custody an electrical device for use upon an animal belonging to a prescribed species.