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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 26 May 2018 at 14:19)
Part 2A Division 2 Section 24N
24N   Notices in relation to animals
(1)  If an inspector is satisfied on reasonable grounds that a person is contravening a provision of this Act or the regulations in relation to an animal, the inspector may give the person a notice in writing requiring the person to take such specified action in relation to the animal as the inspector considers necessary to avoid any further contravention.
(2)  A person who, without reasonable excuse, fails to comply with a notice is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: 25 penalty units.
(3)  A person cannot be convicted for both an offence against this section and another offence under this Act or the regulations in respect of the same act or omission.