Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 No 200
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.