Section 20 Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1978 | Animal Catching


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The Legislation

Section 20 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1978 (NSW) is Animal Catching and is extracted below.

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20 Certain animal-catching activities prohibited

A person shall not advertise, promote or take part in a match, competition or other activity in which an animal is released from confinement for the purpose of that person, or any other person, chasing, catching or confining it.

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.