Local Law No. 5 - Livestock (2005)
Livestock Local Law - Amendment No. 3 - 2005
The objectives of this Local law are:
- to regulate the movement and droving of livestock through and within the municipal district and the grazing of livestock within the municipal district;
- to minimise any damage to road pavements, formations, drainage, vegetation and surrounding areas arising from livestock;
- to minimise the spread of livestock disease and noxious weeds in the municipal district;
- to provide for the welfare of livestock when being driven, grazed or moved;
- to alert other road users to the presence on roads of livestock in the municipal district in the interests of safe use of roads;
- to regulate the adequacy of fencing of livestock;
- to put in place mechanisms for rectifying inadequate fencing;
- to fix fees or charges relating to the impounding of livestock and all other costs incidental thereto and for road use by livestock within the municipal district;
- to enter arrangements with neighbouring councils relating to impounding, collecting trespassing livestock, housing and releasing those livestock;
- to prescribe penalties for contravention of any provisions of this local law;
- to provide generally for the peace, order and good government of the municipal district including in particular the administration of council’s powers and functions.
A copy of this Local Law is available to download and may be viewed at the Wedderburn Council office.
Any Acts and/or Regulations which are referenced by this Local Law can be found on the Australasian Legal Information Institute website (see related links)
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