Animal Welfare Act 1999

If you need more information about this Act, please contact the administering agency: Ministry for Primary Industries

Part 7 Provisions relating to administration

120 Purpose

The purpose of this Part is to—


specify the criteria for an organisation to be declared as an approved organisation; and


provide for the appointment of inspectors and auxiliary officers; and


specify the powers and duties of approved organisations in relation to animals in their custody; and


specify the powers of inspectors and auxiliary officers, including their powers of search and their powers in relation to animals.