Impounding of livestock legislation

Impounding of Livestock Act 1994

The Impounding of Livestock Act:

  • provides for the impounding of livestock that has been abandoned or found trespassing on any land or roads
  • regulates the impounding, care, release, disposal or destruction of impounded livestock
  • provide for matters relating to the agistment of horses.

Impounding of Livestock Regulations 2018

The Impounding of Livestock Regulations 2018 prescribe infringement penalties for infringement offences under the Impounding of Livestock Act 1994.

Agistment of horses

Changes have been made to the laws that cover horse agistment under the Impounding of Livestock Act, 1994.

Page last updated: 25 Aug 2020