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South Africa
NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Animals Protection Act, No. 71 of 1962
[...jurisdiction extended by Act 1998_072_002_19981007 Sch1 wef 1998/10/07]

Long title


To consolidate and amend the laws relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
2. Offences in respect of animals
2A. Animal fights [...inserted by Act 1993_042_003_19930416] 
3. Powers of court
4. Powers of court to award damages
5. When police officer may destroy any animal
6. Poundmaster may recover expenses
7. Owner may be summoned to produce animal for inspection by court
8. Powers of officers of society for prevention of cruelty to animals
9. Costs may be awarded against vexations complainant
10. Regulations
10A. ... [...inserted by Act 1972_007_011_19720315] [...repealed by Act 1991_007_016_000_19910328 - was entitled "Application of Act in South-West Africa"]
11. Repeal of laws
12. Short title and commencement
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