Victorian Consolidated Regulations

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Authorised officer may seize or destroy animals found at large

(1)     An authorised officer may seize a live animal other than fauna and deliver it to a member of staff of the municipal council within whose municipal district the park is situated or other appropriate person or body or persons if that authorised officer is satisfied on reasonable grounds that—

        (a)     the live animal has been brought into or allowed to enter or to remain in a park in contravention of these Regulations; and

        (b)     the animal has been found at large.

    (2)     If an authorised officer has made reasonable attempts to seize an animal referred to in subregulation (1) and has been unable to do so, an appropriate authorised officer may shoot or otherwise destroy the animal speedily and humanely.

    (3)     In subregulation (2), "appropriate authorised officer" means an authorised officer who is authorised under section 37(1) of the Act to use a gun in a park.

Division 1—Vegetation

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