DANGEROUS ANIMALS ORDINANCE

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Interpretation.

3. Magistrate may issue summons on owner of dangerous animal.

4. Service of summons, order, or notice.

5. Person to whom summons is directed may appear and show cause against order.

6. Consequence of failing to do so.

7. Procedure in case of appearance.

8. Procedure on order for destruction being made.

9. Consequence of disobedience to order.

10. Appeal.

SCHEDULE

38 of 1921.

AN ORDINANCE to make provision against injuries by dangerous animals.

[Date of Commencement: 24th October, 1921]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Dangerous Animals Ordinance.

2. Interpretation.

In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires—

"animal” includes a wild animal, provided it is the property of any person;

"owner” includes the person having control or charge of an animal.

3. Magistrate may issue summons on owner of dangerous animal.

Whenever a Magistrate, on taking such evidence as he thinks fit, is satisfied that an animal is dangerous and not kept under proper control by its owner, such Magistrate may issue a summons to such owner in the Form in the Schedule.

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