141. Orders in relation to animals taken into possession.

A magistrates' court may order any of the following in relation to an animal1 taken into possession2:

  1.  

    (1)     that specified treatment be administered to the animal;

  2.  

    (2)     that possession of the animal be given up to a specified person;

  3.  

    (3)     that the animal be sold3;

  4.  

    (4)     that the animal be disposed of otherwise than by way of sale;

  5.  

    (5)     that the animal be destroyed4.

If an animal is taken into possession when it is pregnant, the power conferred on the court is also exercisable in relation to any offspring that results from the pregnancy5. The power is exercisable on application