Dog Control (Category 1 Offences) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill seeks to reduce the time it takes for charges under the Dog Control Act 1996 to be heard by allowing category 1 offences to be heard by Justices of the Peace and Community Magistrates.

Current status

Royal Assent given 13 December 2019.
Enacted as the Dog Control (Category 1 Offences) Amendment Act 2019 (2019/75)

Member of Parliament responsible

Ian McKelvie

Bill type

Member's bill



All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 52
Ref 57-2
Introduced 3 May 2018
First reading 5 September 2018
Select Committee Primary Production Committee
Public submissions due 27 November 2018
Select Committee report back 12 April 2019
Second reading 13 November 2019
Committee of the whole House 4 December 2019
Third reading 10 December 2019
Royal Assent 13 December 2019
Enacted as Dog Control (Category 1 Offences) Amendment Act 2019 (2019/75)
Divided No

About this page

Information about this bill was last retrieved from the Parliament website on Saturday, 05 September 2020 at 20:39 (Office of the Clerk). Licenced by the Clerk of the House of Representatives for re-use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence. The full licence is available here.

Records of votes are part of Parliamentary debates (Hansard) and are not covered by copyright.

This information has been scraped from the Parliament website, and its accuracy depends on the Parliament site being consistently formatted. Sometimes things change, which might result in information being interpreted incorrectly or not at all. If that's the case, you can submit a correction request.

You can view a JSON representation of this page by adding the query string json=1 to the URL.