169B Offence of contravening disqualification order


A person commits an offence if the person contravenes a disqualification order made under section 169(3) (under which provision a court can make an order relating to an animal or animals of a particular kind or description or to animals generally).


A person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable on conviction,—


in the case of an individual, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years or to a fine not exceeding $75,000 or to both:


in the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding $350,000.


In subsection (1), order includes an order varied under section 169A.

Section 169B: inserted, on 7 July 2010, by section 7 of the Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 93).

Section 169B(1): replaced, on 10 May 2015, by section 62 of the Animal Welfare Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 (2015 No 49).

Section 169B(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).