Deceased Dog Notification

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Notification of Death of a Dog (Section 39, Dog Control Act 1996)

Owner Details

Animal Details

Add the deceased dog's details below:
The Animal ID is found on your Dog Registration form
The Animal ID is found on your Dog Registration form


Under Section 39 of the Dog Control Act 1996, a refund on the death of a dog is on a pro-rata basis and is calculated at the rate of 1/12 of the annual fee paid for that dog for each complete month remaining in the registration year after the date of application for the refund . Click here for a link to Section 39 of the Dog Control Act, 1996.
Every person commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding ($3,000) who, in making an application for the registration of a dog, makes any written statement knowing that statement to be false. Click here for a link to Section 41 of the Dog Control Act, 1996.

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Statement for the purpose of Principle 3 of the Privacy Act 2020

1. The information is being collected to enable the Council to maintain its dog register and records.
2. The intended user of the information is the Council's Environmental Services Unit.
3. You have the right of access to and correction of any personal information held about you by the Council.
4. This information is held on the council's dog register.
5. Supply of information from the dog register is strictly limited by Section 35 of the Dog Control Act 1996, which can be viewed here.
By submitting this form, I hereby declare that the dog/s listed above are now deceased and make application for a refund of part of the fee paid for the registration of my dog.
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