Animal fighting ventures

31 Animal fighting ventures

(1)

A person commits an offence who—

(a)

knowingly owns, possesses, keeps, trains, or breeds an animal for the purposes of having that animal participate in an animal fighting venture; or

(b)

knowingly sells, buys, transports, or delivers to another person any animal for the purposes of having the animal participate in an animal fighting venture.

(2)

In this section, animal fighting venture

(a)

means any event that involves a fight between at least 2 animals and is conducted for the purposes of sport, wagering, or entertainment; but

(b)

does not include any activity the primary purpose of which involves the use of 1 or more animals in hunting or killing an animal in a wild state.