(1) A person commits an offence if:
(a) the person transports a dog by a motor vehicle or trailer on a public street; and
(b) the dog is not inside a passenger compartment of the motor vehicle; and
(c) the dog is not secured in a way that prevents it from being injured by falling from the motor vehicle or trailer.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
(2) An offence against subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply if the dog is being used to assist in the movement of stock animals.
Note for subsection (3)
The defendant has an evidential burden in relation to the matters mentioned (see section 43BU of the Criminal Code).
(4) In this section:
"public street", see section 8(1) of the Traffic Act .
"trailer", see section 8(1) of the Traffic Act .