Section 11 Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1978 | Abandonment of Animals


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The Legislation

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11 Animals not to be abandoned

A person shall not abandon an animal.

Maximum penalty: 250 penalty units in the case of a corporation and 50 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both, in the case of an individual.