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Penalties relating to proposed dangerous or menacing dogs

Offence under Companion Animals Act 1998

Imprisonment Provision Max Penalty Amount
Failure to register proposed dangerous or menacing dog No 60 penalty units/$6,600
Failure to ensure that proposed dangerous or menacing dog is muzzled and under the control of a competent person by means of a suitable chain, cord or leash at all times when away from the property where ordinarily kept No 50 penalty units/$5,500
Selling, or advertising for sale, a proposed dangerous or menacing dog No 150 penalty units/$16,500
Accepting ownership of a proposed dangerous or menacing dog No 150 penalty units/$16,500
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