On complaint made to a court of summary jurisdiction1, the court may order that a dog which appears to it to be dangerous2 and not kept under proper control3 be kept by the owner4 under proper control5 or destroyed, under penalty of a fine for every day during which the non-compliance continues6. Alternatively, if the dog is male and it appears to the court on such a complaint that the dog would be less dangerous if neutered, the court may order it to be neutered7. Notice of the penalty must be given to the owner8. Where a destruction order
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