animal care and protection act
The Animal care and Protection Act
the Good of the Community?:- The Animal Care and Protection Act
YOUR DOGS [and cats]Anna
Bligh's Labor Party support RSPCA NAZI
It does not even require ONE
barking complaint and the RSPCA will take your pets
and put them down at RSPCA
discretion - if your pets demonstrate they are protective of your
property, or if you seek a review and appeal to the Magistrates Court;
or castrate them and make you pay for it,
they will hold your pets and charge you for their board till the bill is
or keep your pets and sell
them for RSPCA profit saying you did not properly look after them.
BUT! They might say, there is a review process and an appeal to
the Magistrates Court.
Bob and Lorraine Salthouse tried to save their pets by getting a review and then
appealing to the Magistrates Court. Before their case was heard their sweet
loving border collies were
put down by the RSPCA. The review and appeal process is a fraud and sham on the public
because it makes the law look good and just and seem right.
The big mistake people make in dealing with the RSPCA is that they assume that
when they perform as suggested and try to please the RSPCA everything will be
OK. That is not the case. The RSPCA is going through a process of putting
themselves into a position which justifies them taking their pets. They are
internally getting their paper work right to position themselves such that
everything is justified. There is no way the RSPCA will accept the changes made
as adequate. The only way to deal with the RSPCA is with camera and voice
recorder. Read the Act and the notices carefully then make application for
review immediately including your photos and voice recordings. While you are at
it go to your local Member of Parliament and give them a copy of your
application and evidence. If he won't help you then campaign against him as evil
for allowing the abuse to happen. Get a web site going and join the anti-RSPCA
crowd, talk to them and learn very quickly from them. There are a lot of people
out there who have suffered significant injustice from the RSPCA.
RSPCA has becomeQueensland's
NAZI SS and BROWN SHIRTS, because the BEATTIE/BLIGH labor Government
gave the RSPCA ABSOLUTE
POWER in the Animal Care and Protection Act
2001, Power to implement RSPCA Policy
The RSPCA have the right to enter your property and take your animals. The
Act specifically gives them this power. Division 2 Entry powers,
Subdivision 1 Entry to places other than vehicles, 108 Power of entry
The RSPCA have the power to implement their own policies.
Section 114 Appointment and qualifications
(1) The chief executive of the RSPCA may appoint an individual as an inspector.
The RSPCA have 'Protection from liability' this means they
can do anything if they can justify it with statements saying things like
"the animals were not properly cared for, they had flees and worms
...". What they say is accepted as fact and not able to be disputed.
Taken from the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001
215 Protection from liability
142 (General power to seize evidence) s 216 123 s 217 (this means they can take
your animals if they claim neglect or mistreatment.)
(1) This section applies to each of the following persons (a relevant person)—
(a) the chief executive;
(b) an authorised officer;
(c) an inspector;
(d) if an authorised officer or inspector has asked someone else to help the officer or inspector to exercise a power
under this Act and the other person is giving the help—the other person;
(e) a person who, under this Act, is required to comply with a direction, order or requirement as follows and is
complying with the direction, order or requirement—
(i) an action requirement;
(ii) a disposal order;
(iii) a document production requirement;
(iv) a help requirement;
(v) an information requirement;
(vi) a seizure direction.
(2) A relevant person is not civilly liable to someone for an act done, or omission made, honestly and without negligence
under this Act.
(3) If subsection (2) prevents a civil liability attaching to a relevant person, the liability attaches instead to the State.
(4) In this section—
civil liability includes liability for the payment of costs ordered to be paid in a proceeding for an offence against this
RSPCA Inspectors are only employees of a charity, working 8 to 4.30, Monday to Friday.
The 'inspectors' do not work as at a profession, as do the police, nor do they swear to uphold the law, as do the police, yet their powers exceed the police powers by a factor of ???.
They have the discretion over pets to put them down etc.
They do not even swear to uphold the RSPCA rules, which is well, as they often do not.
This means the RSPCA have the power to and will:-
The RSPCA will put your pets down if they are protective of your property or look like they could have a breeding that could have "dangerous" attributes in it or at their
discretion - what ever they think.
The RSPCA will confisicate and sell your pets for RSPCA's own profit saying you did not properly care for them.
The RSPCA will castrate your pets and charge you for this while keeping them at your cost till you pay the bill.
The RSPCA decide how many pets are too many. In many cases two is too many and will take the excess.
The RSPCA will take all your chickens, they just do, and then sell them for their own profit. They did this to Bob and Lorrain Salthouse claiming their chicken's cages were too small when they were 57 times larger than the minimum specified in the Animal Care and Protection Act for chickens.
The RSPCA are bullies who just do what they want. The Labor laws and their reputation give them this power.
(The RSPCA will use any invented excuse and then take your pets for their profit.)
Bligh's DPI under Mulherin, are instructed to RUBBER STAMP all RSPCA actions, and THEY DO.
The DPI call it euphemistically, "SIGN OFF ON".
The RSPCA FABRICATE EVIDENCE [JUST IN CASE YOU OBJECT], (They will say the animals were not properly cared for ie had worms and flees, dirty drinking water, poor bedding material and poor housing etc..)
The RSPCA are duty bound, to impound your dog and castrate it if it is entire. This is RSPCA policy. It is irresponsible of you, per RSPCA policy, to have entire pets.
By the time they have fabricated all the evidence
they need about you, you will not even recognize yourself.
Labor, by the DPI makes this happen.
is OUT OF CONTROL.
By Sec215 ACPA, the RSPCA have 'Protection
from liability'. They can and do anything and it is OK.
Have your say on Internet 'TALK
BACK' at: PEOPLE POWER can STOP IT http://BEWARErspca.com/rspcablogs.php
RSPCA Policies - A Companion animals
(copied from the RSPCA Web site)
1.1 Responsible pet ownership
1.2 Population control
1.4 Surgical mutilations
1.5 Boarding kennels and catteries
1.6 Pet shops
1.7 Street markets
1.8 Pet shows
1.9 Impounding of animals
1.10 Animal rehousing
1.11 Cages for companion animals
1.12 Spiked collars used to control wind sucking or crib biting in horses
1.13 Identification of companion animals
1.14 Identification of desexed cats and dogs
1.15 Dog training
1.16 Dog management
1.17 Use of dog muzzles
1.18 Use of cats and dogs as food
1.19 Captive fish
Responsible pet ownership RSPCA Australia discourages the keeping of animals by those who do not have the facilities, time, financial means or level of interest necessary to ensure a satisfactory standard of care for their pets.
RSPCA Australia is opposed to any degree of confinement which is likely to cause suffering to the animals concerned.
The desexing of domestic dogs and cats plays an important part in responsible pet ownership.
See also: E1.7 Keeping of wild animals as pets
Population control (reviewed 01/03/02)RSPCA Australia strongly advocates the desexing of domestic dogs and cats which are kept as pets. Where there exists no government compulsory desexing requirement, the RSPCA demands that increased registration fees be imposed on the owners of entire dogs and cats (unless owned by breeders registered with a local government authority) and decreased registration fees be granted to the owners of desexed dogs and cats.
In order to ensure pet dogs and cats are desexed, RSPCA Australia supports and recommends early-age desexing from the age of eight weeks when the surgery is simple and the recovery is immediate. No entire dog or cat should be sold from any RSPCA shelter or establishment and this should become mandatory for all pet-selling outlets.
RSPCA Australia deplores the euthanasia of fit and healthy animals but accepts that humane destruction is still necessary.
Local governments should accept statutory responsibility for the control of dogs.
Local governments should be given and accept responsibility for the control of cats.
Breeding RSPCA Australia opposes excessive breeding of companion animals.
While cats and dogs continue to be euthanased due to a shortage of appropriate homes/owners, deliberate breeding of those animals must be significantly reduced.
To ensure health and social adjustment, breeding companion animals and their offspring must be provided with adequate:
• individual attention• individual handling• exercise• human and conspecific socialisation• shelter and bedding• dietary needs• proper veterinary
attention. RSPCA Australia is opposed to the selective breeding of animals which produces changes in bodily form and/or function which are detrimental to their health or quality of life.
RSPCA Australia opposes the hybridisation of wild species with domesticated animals for the purposes of creating new breeds of companion animals.
RSPCA Australia opposes the importation of semen of wild animals for any purpose other than bona fide agricultural or zoological purposes.
RSPCA Australia calls for the prohibition of importation of hybridized animals which have been created by crossing wild and companion animals.
Surgical mutilations RSPCA Australia is opposed to the mutilation of animals for cosmetic (non-veterinary) purposes.
See also: Position paper B2.1 Surgical animal husbandry techniques
Boarding kennels and catteries There should be an effective licensing system, with initial and annual renewal certification provided by qualified inspectors. It is not a function of the RSPCA to recommend any boarding establishments and all enquirers are urged to make personal inspection of any establishment.
See also: Guideline A3.5 Conduct of boarding kennels and catteries
Code of practice A4.1 Operation of boarding establishments for cats and dogs
Pet shops RSPCA Australia is opposed to the sale of animals from pet shops.
See also: Position paper A2.1 Pet shops
Street markets RSPCA Australia is opposed to the exhibition and sale of animals in street markets or in other similar places.
Pet shows RSPCA Australia has no objection in principle to pet shows.
Impounding of animals Stray animals when impounded, are subjected to all provisions of the relevant protection acts:
No animal should be confined with another which it may attack or be attacked by.
Weak, sick or injured animals should be segregated from others, according to the nature of their infirmities. Immediate veterinary treatment should be provided where necessary.
Areas used to confine animals should be cleaned regularly, daily if in general use, without inflicting discomfort upon inmates.
Animal rehousing RSPCA Australia believes that the only pet animals that should be offered for rehousing from RSPCA animal shelters should:
have an even temperament
have been fully weaned ‘totally independent of dam’be free of infectious and contagious diseases
have recovered from any injury that has not left the animal with a permanent disability
have been vaccinated against the common infectious diseases and have been suitably quarantined following such vaccinations
be desexed, both male and female, or if immature be the subject of a prepaid desexing voucher.
In addition, the animal should receive free veterinary consultations for the two weeks following sale. Premises in which it is proposed to keep the dogs should be declared suitable by the RSPCA prior to the sale.
Cages for companion animals Animal housing should be adequately ventilated and sheltered from weather extremes.
Dogs and cats Cages should enable the occupant to lie down flat, turn around, stand erect and stretch with clearance. Caging should be used only on a temporary basis, such as for veterinary immobilisation.
Cages for cats when travelling should be enclosed but adequately ventilated and small enough to provide a sense of security to the cat.
Rabbits and cavies Cages should have two separate areas—the first a hutch with solid sides (except for a door) and hinged roof and the second a fully enclosed run. The floors of both areas should be impervious, well drained and preferably removable for cleaning. Both the hutch and run should be a minimum of 50 cm x 50 cm for two rabbits or four cavies. For each additional rabbit or two cavies 50 cm x 25 cm should be added to both hutch and run floor areas. The height of these structures should be at least 50
cm. Rodents Cages need a secure nest in an enclosed box with one wire mesh side, the sizes being such that the animals can obtain sufficient exercise.
Birds The use of chains on cockatoos is deplored. If birds are to be permanently confined it is preferable that they be confined in a flight aviary.
See also: Guidelines A3.1 Housing pet birds.
Spiked collars used to control wind sucking or crib biting in horses Any collar or device used on horses to prevent wind sucking or crib biting that is likely to cause pain or injury is unacceptable and should be banned.
Identification of companion animals RSPCA Australia believes that the permanent identification of companion animals by electronic means is essential. Such an identification system must be compulsory and centrally recorded for the life of the animal by a single (preferably government sponsored) registry accessible for 24 hours per day.
RSPCA Australia supports humane ear tattooing of animals to signify their desexed status (see below).
Identification of desexed cats and dogsRSPCA Australia believes that a standard tattoo symbol indicating desexed status should be applied to the left ear of all cats and dogs at the time of surgery.
Dog training RSPCA Australia recognises that the behaviour of dogs is the result of a combination of inheritance and traits learnt in response to their environment.
The RSPCA accepts that such behavioural characteristics can be modified by training programs designed to condition habits by exploiting natural instincts together with positive reinforcements. Aversion therapy and negative reinforcement (punishment) procedures have a limited and specific place in dog training because the lessons are not willingly learnt and there is the potential for cruelty.
RSPCA Australia is opposed to the use of any electronically activated or other devices which deliver to dogs electric shocks, high pitched sounds, or any painful stimulus: such devices can be used to abuse the animals, involve inflicting pain and are considered inappropriate for proper and lasting training of dogs.
Dog management Except for as outlined below, for the safety of animals and humans, all dogs should be leashed when in public places.
Where municipalities impose this requirement the RSPCA believes they must provide a series of parks, beaches or other public open space where dogs are permitted to be exercised off-leash. Such areas must be adequately signposted to advise people entering them that they may encounter unleashed dogs.
Use of dog muzzles RSPCA Australia opposes the use of muzzles as a routine management procedure.
RSPCA Australia recognises the importance and accepts the practice of dog muzzling under the following circumstances:
as required by law, eg with greyhounds and designated dangerous dogs while in public places
for dogs working with livestock
for examination and safe handling of aggressive dogs.
Muzzling devices must be properly fitted, applied for short periods of time only and be used under constant supervision.
Use of cats and dogs as food (adopted 01/03/02)RSPCA Australia deplores the use of dogs and cats as food in that they are first and foremost companion animals and close working partners of humans.
Captive fish (adopted 27/02/04)Captive fish must be maintained in appropriate facilities which meet their behavioural and physiological needs. Such facilities should be maintained to maximise the welfare of the fish, particularly in relationship to surface area, temperature control and water quality of the container.
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