Tasmania Legislation


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Current legislation relevant to G2Z

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Compulsory Desexing prior to sale or transfer  Cat Bill 2009 - compulsory cat desexing and microchipping (existing cats over 6 months)  and new cats prior to sale or transfer to be phased in over 4 years 

Compulsory Microchipping prior to sale or transfer - phasing in for cats. Existing dogs from 6 months, and at point of sale (owners responsibility)

Legislation which supports responsible rehoming

Breeder Permit System with Compulsory Breeder Code of Practice

Pet Shop Permit System with compulsory Pet Shop Code of Practice

State-wide pound and shelter data reporting

Desexing cat colonies

Working towards National Consistency