Penalties

25 Penalties

A person who commits an offence against section 12 or section 14(1) or section 14(2) or section 21(1) or section 21(2) or section 22(2) or section 23(1) or section 23(2) is liable on conviction,—

(a)

in the case of an individual, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to a fine not exceeding $50,000 or to both; or

(b)

in the case of a body corporate to a fine not exceeding $250,000.

Compare: 1960 No 30 s 3; 1993 No 19 s 3(1)

Section 25: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

Section 25(a): amended, on 7 July 2010, by section 4(1)(a) of the Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 93).

Section 25(a): amended, on 7 July 2010, by section 4(1)(b) of the Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 93).

Section 25(b): amended, on 7 July 2010, by section 4(2) of the Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 93).