Companion Animals Act 1998 No 87
Current version for 5 December 2019 to date (accessed 5 August 2020 at 15:48)
Part 2A Division 1 Section 11C
11C   Annual permit required for dangerous dogs
(1)  A permit is required to own a dangerous dog. The permit is required on and from the date that is 7 days after the declaration that the dog is a dangerous dog takes effect.
(2)  The owner of a dangerous dog is guilty of an offence if a permit is not in force in relation to the dog on or after the date from which it is required under this section.
Maximum penalty—60 penalty units.
(3)  This section applies to a dog whether or not the dog is also a restricted dog and, accordingly, another permit will be required by section 11D if that section applies.