Where a person is convicted of an offence involving the breeding, sale, exchange, giving away or advertising for sale or exchange of a prohibited dog1 or an aggravated offence of failing to keep a dog under proper control (ie where the dog has injured a person or assistance dog)2 the court must3, unless it is satisfied that the dog in question does not constitute a danger to public safety4, order the destruction of the dog5. Where the court does not make a mandatory destruction order (ie where it is satisfied that the dog does not constitute a danger to
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