(1) A person commits an offence if—
(a) the person keeps 4 or more cats on 1 residential premises; and
(b) the person does not hold a multiple cat licence to keep the cats on the premises.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units, imprisonment for 6 months or both.
(2) This section does not apply to—
(a) a cat less than 84 days old; or
(b) a cat kept by the person for less than 28 days; or
(c) a person resident in the ACT for less than 28 days; or
(d) a cat that is an assistance animal; or
(e) a cat kept on land that is under a lease that allows for an animal care facility.