Animal Welfare Act 1999

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168 Inspector may conduct proceedings


Subsection (2) applies if proceedings have been commenced by—


the filing of a charging document in the name of an inspector; or


the filing of a notice under section 21 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957.


Despite section 10 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011, an inspector (not necessarily the inspector who commenced the proceedings) may appear and conduct the proceedings against the defendant.

Section 168: replaced, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).