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Contents (1979 - 200)
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 No 200
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 October 2017 at 15:20)
Part 2A Division 2 Section 24E
24E   Power to enter land
(1)  An inspector may enter land for the purpose of exercising any function under this Division.
(2)  Despite subsection (1), an inspector may exercise a power under this Division to enter a dwelling only with the consent of the occupier of the dwelling, the authority of a search warrant or if the inspector believes on reasonable grounds that:
(a)  an animal has suffered significant physical injury, is in imminent danger of suffering significant physical injury or has a life threatening condition that requires immediate veterinary treatment, and
(b)  it is necessary to exercise the power to prevent further physical injury or to prevent significant physical injury to the animal or to ensure that it is provided with veterinary treatment.