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DOG FENCE ACT 1946


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--Preliminary

   1.      Short title
   4.      Interpretation

   PART 2--Constitution of the board

   5.      Constitution of board
   6.      Members of board
   7.      Term of office
   10.     Method of filling vacancies
   11.     Casual vacancies
   12.     Dismissal of member
   13.     Notification of appointment
   14.     Meetings and quorum of board
   15.     Member presiding at meetings of the board
   15A.    Conflict of interest under Public Sector (Honesty and Accountability) Act
   16.     Appointment of officers and employees
   17.     Members' remuneration

   PART 3--Provisions as to dog fences

   18.     Establishment of the primary dog fence
   19.     Establishment of secondary dog fences
   20.     Construction of fence to complete dog fences
   21.     Replacement of parts of dog fences
   22.     Duty of owner to maintain dog fence and destroy wild dogs
   23.     Powers and duties of board as to dog fences
   23A.    Dog fences on Crown land
   24.     Payments to owners of dog fences
   24A.    Provisions as to ownership of dog fences

   PART 4--Financial provisions

   25.     Imposition of rates on ratable land
   26.     Special rate in respect of local board areas
   27.     Payment and recovery of rates and special rates
   27A.    Contribution by councils as alternative to rating by board
   28.     Charge to be payable by occupiers of land outside dog fence
   31.     Subsidy
   32.     Advance to board by Treasurer
   32A.    Borrowing and investment powers of board
   33.     Dog Fence Fund
   34.     Annual report
   35.     Audit

   PART 4A--Local dog fence boards

   35A.    Establishment of local dog fence boards
   35AB.   Borrowing and investment powers of local board
   35C.    Variation and abolition of local boards

   PART 5--Miscellaneous

   36.     Administrative arrangements
   37.     Inspection of dog fences by Government employees
   39.     Effect of notice
   40.     Service of notice
   41.     Recovery of amounts payable to board
   41A.    Registration of charges on land
   42.     Penalty for failure to supply statement
   43.     Penalty for damaging or removing a dog fence
   44.     Employer liable for damage done by employee
   44A.    Gate or ramp is part of a dog fence
   45.     Penalty for leaving gate open
   46.     Penalty for failing to apply amounts paid for maintenance of dog fence
   47.     Regulations
           Legislative history

           Appendix--Divisional penalties and expiation fees
           The Parliament of South Australia enacts as
           follows:


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