Pound Act Cap. 165.
Type of law
Date of original text
This Act specifies poundable animal as any horse, mare, gelding, colt, filly, ass, mule, bull, cow, ox, steer, heifer, calf, goat, kid, sheep, lamb, hog, sow, pig or any other great or small cattle. This Act sets out provisions on the establishment of pounds; poundkeeper and management of pounds; seizure or taking to pound of trespassing animals; destruction of trespassing pigs and goats; notice of impounding to be given to owner; penalties for beating, etc., impounded animals; pound fees; power of the Commissioner to destroy animals; records to be kept by poundkeeper; and control by the Ministry of Primary Industries. The Minister may make regulations prescribing the fees to be charged in respect of any act, matter or thing done or required to be done under the provisions of this Act.
Long title of text
An Act relating to the trespassing of animals.
Date of consolidation/reprint
This Act is a consolidated version, including amendments by Ordinances Nos. 7 of 1877, 19 of 1887, 3 of 1921,39 of 1931, 11 of 1933, 26 of 1943, 18 of 1944, 2 of 1945, 10 of 1957, 20 of 1959, 37 of 1966, Legal Notices Nos. 112 of 1970, 118 of 1970, Act No. 14 of 1975, and Legal Notice No. 93 of 1979.