10-05 Updated guidelines on the exercise of functions under CA Act 1998 and Companion Animals Frequently Asked Questions
The Guideline on the Exercise of Functions under the Companion Animals Act 1998 and Companion Animals Frequently Asked Questions document have been updated and are now available for download from the Division of Local Government’s website at www.dlg.nsw.gov.au.
The Guideline is issued in accordance with clause 13(3) of the Companion Animals Regulation 2008 (the Regulation) and sets out the procedures which must be followed by council officers when exercising their functions under the Companion Animals Act 1998 (the Act) and the Regulation.
All council staff handling companion animals matters, or supervising staff who handle companion animals matters, are required to familiarise themselves with the Guideline and use it when dealing with operational issues. Read more...