(1) Every person commits an offence against this Act and is liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or to both who,—
(a) being the owner of a dog or a person in charge of a dog, allows that dog, in contravention of section 56A, to be in a national park; or
(b) being a person who is authorised, by or under this Act, to take a dog into a national park, fails to keep under proper control a dog that he or she has taken into a national park; or
(2) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1)(b), a dog shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed not to be under proper control if it is found at large in a national park.
Section 56I: inserted, on 2 May 1996, by section 3 of the National Parks Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 15).