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

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