141. Orders in relation to animals taken into possession.

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