Greyhound Racing Act 2019


Regulations etc. relating to greyhound industry

Training of greyhounds for reward

24. (1) The Board may, with the consent of the Minister, make regulations for the control of the training of greyhounds for reward in relation to the following:

(a) prohibiting persons from training greyhounds for reward except under and in accordance with licences under regulations made under this section granted by the Board;

(b) licences or classes of licences to train greyhounds for reward;

(c) the keeping of records by licensees;

(d) furnishing of information to the Board by licensees;

(e) setting of standards for the maintenance of kennels, dog runs, food storage and security equipment;

(f) setting conditions for the storage of animal remedies;

(g) the provision of care to a greyhound including veterinary care;

(h) setting of standards for feed and water to be provided to a greyhound and the source of such feed and water;

(i) the protection of greyhounds from exposure to contaminants;

(j) setting of standards for the good management of kennels and training facilities for greyhounds;

(k) setting of standards for personnel employed in the training of greyhounds (including training requirements);

(l) setting of standards for the care and welfare of greyhounds under training.

(2) A person who is prohibited by regulations made under subsection (1) for the purposes of paragraph (a) of that subsection from training greyhounds for reward, except under and in accordance with a licence granted by the Board, carries out the training of greyhounds for reward without such licence commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a class A fine.

(3) A licensee under regulations made under subsection (1) who contravenes a regulation made under that subsection, and which is stated in the regulations to be a racing sanction provision, commits a sanction breach of the Racing code and is liable to a racing sanction.

(4) Subsections (1), (2) and (3) of section 37 of the Principal Act are repealed.