(1) A person commits an offence if—
(a) the person sells a dog or cat that has not been de-sexed; and
(i) for a dog—the dog is 6 months old or older; or
(ii) for a cat—the cat is 3 months old or older; and
(c) the person does not hold a permit for the dog or cat.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
(2) An offence against this section is a strict liability offence.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to—
(a) a dog or cat if a veterinary practitioner certifies, in writing, before the dog was sold that de-sexing the animal would be a serious health risk to the animal; or
(b) a registered racing greyhound.