Code of Practice for the Tethering of Animals - Victoria


You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to tether animals. Tethering is defined as the securing of an animal to an anchor point to confine it to a designated area. This code provides guidance on how to tether animals correctly when circumstances make it a necessary method of confining and protecting animals.

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Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Act(s) name

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Agriculture Victoria

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