Control of Dogs (Amendment) Act, 1992

Offences and penalties.

9.—The Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of the following section for section 27:

“27.—(1) A person who—

(a) keeps or takes or transfers possession of a dog contrary to section 2 of this Act, or

(b) fails to comply with the provisions of section 9 (1) or 10 or subsection (1) or (2) of section 13 of this Act, or

(c) fails to produce a licence when requested so to do under section 16 of this Act, or

(d) is in breach of any bye-law under section 17 of this Act, or

(e) keeps a dog when he is disqualified for holding a licence under section 18 of this Act, or

(f) is in breach of any regulation under section 19 of this Act, or

(g) permits the carcase of any livestock to remain unburied contrary to section 24 of this Act,

shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) A person guilty of an offence under this Act shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to both.”.