Updated to 28 November 2018 (Act No. 27 of 2018 and S.I. No. 504 of 2018)

Control of Dogs Act 1986
No. 32 of 1986

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
S. 1 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(a)
Ss. 2 - 8 1 April 1987 Control of Dogs Act, 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 79 of 1987), art. 3(a)
Ss. 9 - 12 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(a)
Ss. 13(1), (2), (3), (4) 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(b)
S. 13(5) 1 April 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 79 of 1987), art. 3(b)
Ss. 14 - 26 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(a)
S. 27(1) 1 April 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 79 of 1987), art. 3(c)
S. 27(2)(b), (d), (e ), (3), (4), (5), (6) 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(c)
S. 27(2)(a), (c) 1 April 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 79 of 1987), art. 3(c)
S. 27(3) 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(c)
S. 27(4) 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(c)
S. 27(5) 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(c)
S. 27(6) 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(c)
S. 28 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(a)
S. 29 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(a)
S. 30(1) 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(d)
S. 30(2) 1 April 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 79 of 1987), art. 3(d)
Ss. 31 - 37 1 February 1987 Control of Dogs Act 1986 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 16 of 1987), art. 3(a)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Applied S. I. No. 151 of 2009, art. 13
Functions conferred on local authorities 37/2001, ss. 7, 63 (2) (a) (i), sch. 12, pt. 1
S.1 am. 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(8), sch. 2 pt. 6
S.1, def. substit. 13/1992, ss. 2 (1) (4), 12 (3)
S.1 (A) (b) (d) (in pt.), rep. 31/1993, ss. 1 (5), 4, sch. 1
S.2 (1) (a) (ii) am. 13/1992, ss. 2 (2) (a) (4), 12 (3)
S.2 (1) (b) am. 13/1992, ss. 2 (2) (b) (4), 12 (3)
S.2 (1) (c) am. 13/1992, ss. 2 (2) (c) (4), 12 (3)
S. 3(1) form of dog licence prescribed S.I. No. 30 of 1987, reg. 3(1), schedule, form no. 1
S.3 (2) am. 13/1992, ss. 2 (3) (4), 12 (3)
S. 3(2) form of general dog licence prescribed S.I. No. 30 of 1987, reg. 3(2), schedule, form no. 2
S. 7 form of dog licence prescribed S.I. No. 442 of 1998, reg. 9(1), (2), sch. 2
S.7 am. 13/1992, ss. 3, 12 (3)
S.7 substit. 29/2010, ss. 1(3), 24
S.8 substit. 29/2010, ss. 1(3), 25
S.8 (1) (a) am. 13/1992, ss. 4 (a), 12 (3)
S.8 (1) (b) am. 13/1992, ss. 4 (b), 12 (3)
S. 8(2) substit. 29/2015, ss. 1(4), 46
  13/1992, ss. 4 (c), 12 (3)
S.9 (3) rep. 13/1992, ss. 11 (a), 12 (3)
S.11 (5) (b), subsec. substit. 13/1992, ss. 5, 12 (3)
S. 11(5)(b) form of declaration prescribed S.I. No. 442 of 1998, reg. 9(4), sch. 2, form no. 4
  S.I. No. 30 of 1987, reg. 3(3), schedule, form no. 3
S. 15 restrictions on performance of reserved function under S.I. No. 231 of 2014, regs. 2, 6-10
S.15 reserved function conferred 37/2001, ss. 131, 131A, sch. 14A pt. 3 (see also 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 21(4), sch. 3)
S. 15(2) reserved function conferred S.I. No. 37 of 1993, art. 3, sch.
S.15 (2) (3) am. 13/1992, ss. 6, 12 (3)
S. 15(3) reserved function conferred S.I. No. 37 of 1993, art. 3, sch.
S. 15(4) reserved function conferred S.I. No. 37 of 1993, art. 3, sch.
S.16 (1) (d) (ii), subsec. substit. 13/1992, ss. 7 (a), 12 (3)
S.16 (3) rep (in pt.). 13/1992, ss. 11 (b), 12 (3)
S.16 (5), subsec. ins. 13/1992, ss. 7 (b), 12 (3)
S. 17 restrictions on performance of reserved function under S.I. No. 231 of 2014, regs. 2, 6-10
S.17 reserved function conferred 37/2001, ss. 131, 131A, sch. 14A pt. 3 (see also 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 21(4), sch. 3)
S.17, constr. of powers am. 8/1994, ss. 1 (9), 37 (3) (c)
S.17, ctnc. in force of bye-laws made under. 37/2001, ss. 7, 113 (1), 211 (5)
S.17, s. 37/2001, ss. 7, 113 (1), 211 (1)
S.17 (2) (a), rep. 12/1997, ss. 35 (2), 36
S.17 (3) (4) (5) rep. 8/1994, ss. 1 (9), 4 (1), sch. 1, pt. 1
S.18 (3) rep. (in pt.). 13/1992, ss. 11 (c), 12 (3)
S.19, s. 13/1992, ss. 8 (1), 12 (3)
S.19, s. with savings. 13/1992, ss. 8 (1) (2), 12 (3)
S.19 (2)(aa) ins. 29/2010, ss. 1(3), 26
S.19 (2)(ab) ins. 29/2010, ss. 1(3), 26
S. 20 rep. 15/2013, ss. 1(2), 4 & sch. 1
S.20 (2) (3) rep. 37/1996, ss. 1 (2), 48 (2)
S.21 (4) (b) am. 18/1991, s.3 (4)
S. 22(1)(a) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 91, rls. 3(1), 3(3), 3(5) foms 91.1, 91.2, sch. C
S. 24 rep. 15/2013, ss. 1(2), 4 & sch. 1
S. 25(1) form Prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 91, rl. 4 form 91.3, sch. C
S. 25(2) form prescribed S.I. No. 442 of 1998, reg. 9(5), sch. 2, form no. 5
  S.I. No. 59 of 1987, reg. 2, schedule
S. 26 form Prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 91, rl. 5, forms 91.4, 91.5, sch. C
S.27, s. 13/1992, ss. 9, 12 (3)
S.27 (2) am. 37/2001, ss. 7, 113 (1), 211 (2)
S. 28(1) form of notice prescribed S.I. No. 442 of 1998, reg. 9(3), sch. 2, form no. 3
  S.I. No. 30 of 1987, reg. 3(4), schedule, form no. 4
S. 28(1) fee prescribed S.I. No. 442 of 1998, reg. 10
S.28 (1) am. 13/1992, ss. 10 (a), 12 (3)
  37/2001, ss. 7, 113 (1), 211 (3)
S. 28(1) amount prescribed S.I. No. 30 of 1987, reg. 4
S.28 (3) am. 13/1992, ss. 10 (b), 12 (3)
  37/2001, ss. 7, 113 (1), 211 (3)
S. 29 rep. 15/2013, ss. 1(2), 4 & sch. 1
S.30 (3), subsec. ins. 37/2001, ss. 7, 113 (1), 211 (4)
S. 33 transfer of functions under S.I. No. 318 of 2015, arts. 1(2), 3(1), schedule

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 5 Control of Dogs (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 156 of 2013)
  Control of Dogs Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 442 of 1998)
S. 7 Control of Dogs (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 700 of 2011)
  Control of Dogs Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 442 of 1998)
  Control of Dogs Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 30 of 1987)
S. 11 Control of Dogs Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 442 of 1998)
  Control of Dogs Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 30 of 1987)
S. 19 Control of Dogs (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 156 of 2013)
  Control of Dogs Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 442 of 1998)
  Control of Dogs (Restriction of Certain Dogs) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 295 of 1996)
  Control of Dogs (Restriction of Certain Dogs) (Amendment) Regulations, 1991 (S.I. No. 146 of 1991)
  Control of Dogs (Restriction of Certain Dogs) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 123 of 1991)
  Control of Dogs Act, 1986 (Guard Dogs) (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 329 of 1989)
  Control of Dogs Act, 1986 (Guard Dogs) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 255 of 1988)
S. 20 Protection of Animals Act 1911 (Section 1) (Variation of Fines) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 148 of 1994)
S. 25 Control of Dogs (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 156 of 2013)
  Control of Dogs Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 442 of 1998)
  Control of Dogs (No. 2) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 59 of 1987)
S. 28 Control of Dogs Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 442 of 1998)
  Control of Dogs Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 30 of 1987)
S. 31 Control of Dogs (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 156 of 2013)
  Control of Dogs (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 700 of 2011)
  Control of Dogs Regulations, 1998 (S.I. No. 442 of 1998)
  Control of Dogs (Restriction of Certain Dogs) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 295 of 1996)
  Control of Dogs (Restriction of Certain Dogs) (Amendment) Regulations, 1991 (S.I. No. 146 of 1991)
  Control of Dogs (Restriction of Certain Dogs) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 123 of 1991)
  Control of Dogs Act, 1986 (Guard Dogs) (Amendment) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 329 of 1989)
  Control of Dogs Act, 1986 (Guard Dogs) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 255 of 1988)
  Control of Dogs (No. 2) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 59 of 1987)
  Control of Dogs Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 30 of 1987)