Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 No 200

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01 January 2009 01 January 2009 2008 No 112
01 January 2008 01 January 2008 2007 No 81
04 July 2007 04 July 2007 2007 No 27
01 February 2007 01 February 2007 2006 No 94
04 December 2006 04 December 2006 2006 No 120
01 September 2006 01 September 2006 2003 No 87
2005 No 50
13 January 2006 13 January 2006 2005 No 101
01 December 2005 01 December 2005 2002 No 103
25 November 2005 25 November 2005 2005 No 50
27 June 2005 27 June 2005 2005 No 50
01 June 2004 01 June 2004 2004 No 24
23 October 2003 23 October 2003 2003 No 54
14 December 2001 14 December 2001 2001 No 112
21 July 2000 21 July 2000 1997 No 83

This Act has also been amended pursuant to an order under secs 9A and 9B of the Reprints Act 1972 No 48. Order dated 13.11.1985 and published in GG No 155 of 15.11.1985, p 6008.

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 No 200

Assented to 21.12.1979.

Date of commencement, 9.6.1981, sec 2 (2) and GG No 77 of 5.6.1981, p 2983.

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Act 2021 No 15

Assented to 17.06.2021.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 No 30

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of amendments made by Sch 1.33, 11.12.2020, sec 2(3).

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2(1).

Companion Animals and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2018 No 27

Assented to 15.06.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 2 [1] [2] and [4]–[7], 1.7.2019, sec 2 and 2018 (438) LW 17.8.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 2 [3] and [8]–[11], 1.7.2018, sec 2 and 2018 (301) LW 29.6.2018.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2017 No 22

Assented to 01.06.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 7.7.2017, sec 2 (3).

Greyhound Racing Act 2017 No 13

Assented to 11.04.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 6.2 [1] [4] and [5], 1.7.2018, sec 2 (1) and 2018 (304) LW 29.6.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 6.2 [2] [3] and [6], 3.7.2017, sec 2 (1) and 2017 (295) LW 30.6.2017.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2015 No 58

Assented to 24.11.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 15.1.2016, sec 2 (3).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015 No 15

Assented to 29.06.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.20, 8.7.2015, sec 2 (1).

Police Legislation Amendment (Special Constables) Act 2013 No 56

Assented to 23.08.2013.

Date of commencement, 1.12.2014, sec 2 and 2014 (750) LW 28.11.2014.

Local Land Services Act 2013 No 51

Assented to 01.07.2013.

Date of commencement of Sch 7, 1.1.2014, sec 2 (1).

Road Transport Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2013 No 19

Assented to 03.04.2013.

Date of commencement, 1.7.2013, sec 2 and 2013 (329) LW 28.6.2013.

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Act 2012 No 69

Assented to 24.09.2012.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2011 No 62

Assented to 16.11.2011.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.25, 6.1.2012, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 No 59

Assented to 28.06.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.76, 9.7.2010, sec 2 (2).

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Act 2009 No 88

Assented to 19.11.2009.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Animal Welfare Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No 78

Assented to 03.11.2009.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Rural Lands Protection Amendment Act 2008 No 112

Assented to 10.12.2008.

Date of commencement of Sch 6.24, 1.1.2009, sec 2 (1).

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Schs 1.79, 2 and 4, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment (Prosecutions) Act 2007 No 81

Assented to 07.12.2007.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2008, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 No 27

Assented to 04.07.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.43, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2006 No 120

Assented to 04.12.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, assent, sec 2 (2).

Police Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2006 No 94

Assented to 22.11.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.27, 1.2.2007, sec 2 and GG No 22 of 1.2.2007, p 575.

Companion Animals Amendment Act 2005 No 101

Assented to 28.11.2005.

Date of commencement of sec 4, 13.1.2006, sec 2 and GG No 7 of 13.1.2006, p 73.

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Act 2005 No 50

Assented to 27.06.2005.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [1]–[6] [8]–[13] [18] [19] [21] and [24]–[28], assent, sec 2 (1).

Date of commencement of Schs 1 [7] [14]–[17] [20] [22] and [23], 25.11.2005, sec 2 (2) and GG No 142 of 25.11.2005, p 9654.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.3 [1], 1.9.2006, sec 2 (3) and GG No 111 of 1.9.2006, p 7064.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.3 [2], 1.9.2006, sec 2 (4) and GG No 111 of 1.9.2006, p 7064.

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment (Tail Docking) Act 2004 No 24

Assented to 16.04.2004.

Date of commencement, 1.6.2004, sec 2 and GG No 91 of 28.5.2004, p 3222.

Veterinary Practice Act 2003 No 87

Assented to 05.12.2003.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.20, 1.9.2006, sec 2 (1) and GG No 111 of 1.9.2006, p 7064.

The amendment made by Sch 3.20 [2] (to the extent that it amended sec 25 (1) (a) (ii)) was without effect as the provision amended was repealed by the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Act 2005.

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment (Penalties) Act 2003 No 54

Assented to 23.10.2003.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103

Assented to 29.11.2002.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 1.12.2005, sec 2 and GG No 45 of 15.4.2005, p 1356.

Amending legislation

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Act 2005 No 50

Assented to 27.06.2005.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.2, 25.11.2005, sec 2 (2) and GG No 142 of 25.11.2005, p 9654.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2001 No 112

Assented to 14.12.2001.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.28, assent, sec 2 (2).

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Act 1997 No 83

Assented to 10.07.1997.

Date of commencement (except Sch 1 [5], so much of Sch 1 [12] as would insert sec 8 (3), Sch 1 [29] [30], so much of Sch 1 [35] as would insert sec 21C, Sch 1 [46]–[49] and so much of Sch 1 [64] as would insert sec 34A), 1.2.1998, sec 2 and GG No 7 of 16.1.1998, p 281.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [5], so much of Sch 1 [12] as would insert sec 8 (3), Sch 1 [29] [30], so much of Sch 1 [35] as would insert sec 21C, Sch 1 [46]–[49] and so much of Sch 1 [64] as would insert sec 34A, 21.7.2000, sec 2 and GG No 93 of 21.7.2000, p 6458.

Animal Research Amendment Act 1997 No 25

Assented to 25.06.1997.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 12.7.1999, sec 2 and GG No 79 of 9.7.1999, p 4813.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1996 No 121

Assented to 03.12.1996.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, 3 months after assent, sec 2 (3).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1994 No 95

Assented to 12.12.1994.

Date of commencement of the provisions of Sch 1 relating to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979, assent, Sch 1.

Statute Law (Penalties) Act 1992 No 112

Assented to 08.12.1992.

Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.

Search Warrants (Amendment) Act 1991 No 92

Assented to 17.12.1991.

Date of commencement, 20.9.1992, sec 2 and GG No 116 of 18.9.1992, p 6837.

Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 No 69

Assented to 17.12.1991.

Date of commencement, 1.9.1993, sec 2 and GG No 91 of 20.8.1993, p 4619.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1990 No 46

Assented to 22.06.1990.

Date of commencement of the provision of Sch 1 relating to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979, assent, sec 2.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1988 No 92

Assented to 19.12.1988.

Date of commencement of Sch 17, 1.9.1989, sec 2 (3) and GG No 92 of 1.9.1989, p 6366.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1988 No 20

Assented to 28.06.1988.

Date of commencement of Sch 15, assent, sec 2 (1).

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Amendment) Act 1987 No 160

Assented to 18.11.1987.

Date of commencement, 18.12.1987, sec 2 (2) and GG No 193 of 18.12.1987, p 6942.

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Prescribed Defences) Amendment Act 1986 No 56

Assented to 15.05.1986.

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Further Amendment) Act 1985 No 130

Assented to 25.11.1985.

Miscellaneous Acts (Animal Research) Amendment Act 1985 No 124

Assented to 25.11.1985.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 1.1.1991, sec 2 (2) and GG No 82 of 29.6.1990, p 5380.

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Amendment) Act 1985 No 79

Assented to 27.05.1985.

Miscellaneous Acts (Search Warrants) Amendment Act 1985 No 38

Assented to 26.04.1985.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 (except as provided in sec 2 (3)), 28.2.1986, sec 2 (2) and GG No 29 of 14.2.1986, p 654.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1984 No 153

Assented to 10.12.1984.

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No reference is made to certain amendments made by Schedule 3 (amendments replacing gender-specific language) to the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1996.

Long title

Am 2018 No 27, Sch 2 [1].

Sec 3

Rep GG No 155 of 15.11.1985, p 6008. Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [1]. Am 2018 No 27, Sch 2 [2].

Sec 4

Am 1985 No 79, Sch 1 (1); 1985 No 124, Sch 1 (1); GG No 155 of 15.11.1985, p 6008; 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (1); 1988 No 20, Sch 15 (1); 1991 No 69, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [2]–[5]; 2003 No 87, Sch 3.20 [1]–[3]; 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [1]–[4]; 2007 No 94, Sch 2; 2010 No 59, Sch 2.76 [1] [2]; 2011 No 62, Sch 2.25; 2012 No 69, Sch 1 [1]; 2013 No 56, Sch 3.5 [1]; 2015 No 15, Sch 1.20 [2]; 2015 No 58, Sch 3.72 [1] [2]; 2017 No 13, Sch 6.2 [1]; 2018 No 27, Sch 2 [3]; 2020 No 30, Sch 3.32; 2021 No 15, Sch 1[1] [2].

Part 2, note

Ins 2003 No 87, Sch 3.20 [4].

Sec 5

Subst 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (2). Am 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6]; 2021 No 15, Sch 1[3].

Sec 6

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (1); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [7]; 2003 No 54, Sch 1 [1]; 2007 No 94, Sch 1.79 [1]; 2021 No 15, Sch 1[4].

Sec 7

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (3); 1988 No 92, Sch 17 (1); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6] [8].

Sec 8

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (4); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6] [9]–[12]; 2001 No 112, Sch 2.28; 2008 No 112, Sch 6.24; 2010 No 59, Sch 2.76 [3]; 2013 No 51, Sch 7.40 [1]; 2020 No 30, Sch 1.33[1]; 2021 No 15, Sch 1[5].

Sec 9

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (5); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6] [13]; 2007 No 94, Sch 1.79 [1].

Sec 10

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (2); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6] [14]; 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [5] [6]; 2007 No 94, Sch 1.79 [1].

Sec 11

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (3); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 12

Am 1987 No 160, Schs 1 (6), 2 (4); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6] [15]–[22]; 2003 No 87, Sch 3.20 [2]; 2004 No 24, Sch 1 [1]–[3]; 2006 No 120, Sch 2.73; 2007 No 27, Sch 1.43.

Sec 12A

Ins 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (7). Am 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [23]; 2003 No 87, Sch 3.20 [2]; 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [7].

Sec 13

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (5); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 14

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (6); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [24].

Sec 15

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (7); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [25]–[28]; 2003 No 54, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 16

Subst 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (8). Am 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6] [29] [30].

Sec 17

Am 1987 No 160, Schs 1 (9), 2 (8). Subst 1988 No 92, Sch 17 (2). Am 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 18

Am 1985 No 79, Sch 1 (2). Subst 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (10). Am 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6] [31].

Sec 18A

Ins 1985 No 79, Sch 1 (3). Am 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (9); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 19

Am 1985 No 79, Sch 1 (4); 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (10); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 19A

Ins 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (11). Am 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 20

Am 1985 No 79, Sch 1 (4); 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (11); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6] [32].

Sec 21

Am 1985 No 79, Sch 1 (4); 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (12); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [33]; 2003 No 54, Sch 1 [3]; 2003 No 87, Sch 3.20 [2]; 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [8] [9]; 2017 No 13, Sch 6.2 [2] [3].

Sec 21A

Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [34].

Secs 21B, 21C

Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [35].

Sec 21D

Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [35]. Rep 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 22

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (13); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6] [36]; 2007 No 94, Sch 1.79 [1].

Sec 23

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (14); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [6] [37].

Sec 23A

Ins 2018 No 27, Sch 2 [4].

Sec 24

Am 1984 No 153, Sch 16; 1985 No 124, Sch 1 (2); 1986 No 56, sec 2; 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (12); 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [38]; 2004 No 24, Sch 1 [4]; 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [11]–[13]; 2007 No 94, Sch 1.79 [1].

Part 2A

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14].

Part 2A, Div 1

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14].

Sec 24A

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14]. Am 2013 No 56, Sch 3.5 [2].

Sec 24B

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14]. Am 2013 No 19, Sch 3.

Sec 24C

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14].

Sec 24CA

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 2.3 [1].

Part 2A, Div 2

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14].

Sec 24D

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14]. Am 2010 No 59, Sch 2.76 [2]; 2017 No 13, Sch 6.2 [4].

Sec 24E

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14].

Sec 24F

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14]. Am 2002 No 103, Sch 4.71 [1]–[3] (subst 2005 No 50, Sch 2.2).

Sec 24G

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14]. Am 2006 No 120, Sch 2.73; 2017 No 13, Sch 6.2 [5] [6]; 2018 No 27, Sch 2 [5].

Secs 24H, 24I

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14].

Sec 24J

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14]. Am 2006 No 94, Sch 3.27; 2007 No 94, Sch 1.79 [1]; 2015 No 58, Sch 3.72 [3].

Sec 24JA

Ins 2018 No 27, Sch 2 [6].

Secs 24K–24M

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14].

Sec 24N

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [14]. Subst 2009 No 88, Sch 1 [1].

Sec 24NA

Ins 2013 No 56, Sch 3.5 [3]. Am 2018 No 27, Sch 2 [7].

Part 2B

Ins 2012 No 69, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 24O

Ins 2012 No 69, Sch 1 [2]. Am 2013 No 51, Sch 7.40 [2].

Secs 24P–24S

Ins 2012 No 69, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 24T

Ins 2012 No 69, Sch 1 [2]. Am 2013 No 51, Sch 7.40 [3]; 2015 No 58, Sch 3.72 [4].

Secs 24U, 24V

Ins 2012 No 69, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 25

Am 1985 No 124, Sch 1 (3); 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (13); 1988 No 20, Sch 15 (2); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1994 No 95, Sch 1; 1997 No 25, Sch 2 [1] [2]; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [39]–[41]. Rep 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 26

Am 1985 No 124, Sch 1 (4); 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (14); 1994 No 95, Sch 1; 1997 No 25, Sch 2 [3] [4]; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [42]–[49]. Rep 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [15]. Ins 2021 No 15, Sch 1[6].

Sec 26A

Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [50]. Rep 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 26AA (previously sec 26A)

Ins 1985 No 130, Sch 1 (1). Renumbered 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [50]. Am 2003 No 87, Sch 3.20 [2].

Sec 26B

Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [51].

Sec 27

Subst 1985 No 38, Sch 1. Am 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (15); 1991 No 92, Sch 2. Rep 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 27A

Ins 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (16). Am 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [52]. Rep 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [15].

Sec 27B

Ins 2003 No 87, Sch 3.20 [5]. Rep 2005 No 50, Sch 2.3 [2].

Sec 28

Am 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (15); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [53].

Sec 28A

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [16].

Sec 29

Am GG No 155 of 15.11.1985, p 6008; 1987 No 160, Sch 2 (16); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [54]; 2021 No 15, Sch 1[7] [8].

Sec 29A

Ins 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (17). Am 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [55].

Sec 29B

Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [56].

Sec 29C

Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [57]. Am 2007 No 94, Sch 1.79 [2]; 2008 No 112, Sch 6.24; 2010 No 59, Sch 2.76 [3]; 2013 No 51, Sch 7.40 [4]; 2020 No 30, Sch 1.33[2].

Sec 30

Am 2007 No 94, Sch 1.79 [2] [3]; 2021 No 15, Sch 1[9].

Sec 30A

Ins 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (18). Am 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [17]; 2007 No 94, Sch 1.79 [2] [3]. Subst 2018 No 27, Sch 2 [8]. Am 2021 No 15, Sch 1[9] [10].

Sec 30B

Ins 2021 No 15, Sch 1[11].

Sec 31

Am 1987 No 160, Schs 1 (19), 2 (17); 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [58] [59]; 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [18]–[20]; 2018 No 27, Sch 2 [9] [10]; 2021 No 15, Sch 1[8] [12] [13].

Sec 31AA

Ins 2009 No 78, Sch 2.

Sec 31AB

Ins 2021 No 15, Sch 1[14].

Sec 31A

Ins 1987 No 160, Sch 1 (20). Am 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [60]; 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [21]; 2005 No 101, sec 4.

Sec 32A

Ins 1985 No 130, Sch 1 (2). Am 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [61]; 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [22].

Sec 33

Am 2021 No 15, Sch 1[9].

Secs 33A–33D

Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [62].

Sec 33E

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [23]. Subst 2017 No 22, Sch 3.59.

Sec 33F

Ins 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [23].

Sec 34

Am GG No 155 of 15.11.1985, p 6008; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [63]; 2003 No 54, Sch 1 [4]; 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [24]; 2007 No 94, Schs 2, 4; 2013 No 56, Sch 3.5 [4]; 2021 No 15, Sch 1[15]–[17].

Sec 34AA

Ins 2007 No 81, Sch 1 [1]. Am 2010 No 59, Sch 2.76 [4].

Sec 34A

Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [64]. Subst 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [25].

Sec 34AB

Ins 2021 No 15, Sch 1[18]

Sec 34B

Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [64]. Am 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [26].

Sec 34C

Ins 2012 No 69, Sch 1 [3]. Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.72 [5].

Sec 35

Am 1987 No 160, Schs 1 (21), 2 (18); 1990 No 46, Sch 1; 1992 No 112, Sch 1; 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [65]; 2003 No 87, Sch 3.20 [6]; 2009 No 88, Sch 1 [2].

Sec 35A

Ins 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [66]. Am 2015 No 58, Sch 3.72 [6].

Sch 1

Am 1984 No 153, Sch 16.

Sch 2

Am 1985 No 124, Sch 1 (5); 1997 No 83, Sch 1 [67]–[71]; 2004 No 24, Sch 1 [5]; 2005 No 50, Sch 1 [27] [28]; 2007 No 81, Sch 1 [2] [3]; 2009 No 88, Sch 1 [3]; 2012 No 69, Sch 1 [4]; 2013 No 51, Sch 7.40 [5]; 2013 No 56, Sch 3.5 [5]; 2018 No 27, Sch 2 [11]; 2021 No 15, Sch 1[19].

The whole Act

Am 2015 No 15, Sch 1.20 [1] (“Director-General” omitted wherever occurring,“Secretary” inserted instead).

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Bill 1979

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