Section 93 Companion Animals Act 1998 | Proceedings in Local or Supreme Court


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Section 93 of the Companion Animals Act 1998 is Proceedings in Local or Supreme Court and is extracted below.

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93 Proceedings for offences

(1) Proceedings for an offence under this Act may be dealt with:
(a) summarily before the Local Court, or
(b) summarily before the Supreme Court in its summary jurisdiction.

(2) If proceedings are brought in the Local Court, the maximum monetary penalty that the Local Court may impose for the offence is 200 penalty units, despite any higher maximum monetary penalty provided in respect of the offence.