Section 42 Companion Animals Act 1998 | Local Court Determination of Appeals against Dangerous Dog Declaration


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Section 42 of the Companion Animals Act 1998 is Local Court Determination of Appeals against Dangerous Dog Declaration and is extracted below.

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42 Determination of appeals by Local Court

The Local Court may determine an appeal by confirming the decision of the authorised officer or the council (as the case requires) or by revoking the declaration.

The Local Court has power under Division 3 to make other orders to control a dog on an appeal from a decision of a council concerning a declaration (for example, the Court can order that the owner of a dog take such action as the Court thinks necessary to prevent the dog attacking persons or other animals).