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Dog Control Act Prosecutions

This profile shows the number of prosecuted charges and the number of charges resulting in dog destruction orders under the Dog Control Act 1996, as reported by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).

Dog Control Act prosecutions and destruction orders

As at year ended 30 June 2012 - 2017.

Source
Ministry of Justice

Notes

  1. All years presented are as at 30 June.
  2. The "total prosecutions" count equals the number of charges prosecuted under the Dog Control Act 1996.
  3. The "total dog destruction orders" count equals the number of charges under the Dog Control Act 1996 that resulted in a dog destruction order.
  4. The MoJ statistics given to the Department of Internal Affairs, some of which have been presented here, do not include any personal identifying information.
  5. The Department of Internal Affairs disclaims and excludes all liability for any claim, loss, demand or damages of any kind whatsoever (including for negligence) arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this information.
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