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Domestic Animals Act 2000

In Force


  1. For infringement notice offences under this Act see Magistrates Court (Domestic Animals Infringement Notices) Regulation 2005

Current version


  1. Uncommenced expiry of provisions.
  2. Proposed amendments by Domestic Animals (Dangerous Dogs) Legislation Amendment Bill 2018.
  3. Proposed amendments by Domestic Animals (Disqualified Keepers Register) Amendment Bill 2019.
  4. Proposed amendments by Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2020.
Effective Files/Formats Version Published Notes
1 May 2020 PDF PDF Word R40 1 May 2020

Republication for expiry of provision (s 162)

Administering Minister and Directorate

  • Minister for City Services - Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate