By-Law No. 254-03

Being a By-Law to Regulate the Keeping of Cats within the Municipality of Red Lake

Summary of Bylaw

Issued 2003

Contents

Bylaw 254-03

Schedule 'A' - Set Fees

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The Corporation of the Municipality of Red Lake

 

by-law no. 254-03

 

BEING A BY-LAW TO REGULATE THE KEEPING OF CATS

 

WHEREAS Section 9 of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, as amended, enables municipalities to govern their affairs as they consider appropriate and to enhance their ability to respond to municipal issues; and

 

WHEREAS Section 11 of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, C25, as amended, enables a single –tier municipality to pass by-laws respecting animals, being a matter within the spheres of jurisdiction; and

 

WHEREAS the Council deems it expedient to adopt a by-law to regulate the keeping of cats;

 

NOW THEREFORE the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Red Lake HEREBY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:

 

1. Definitions

 

1.1 “Cat” means a male or female animal of the feline family that has been domesticated and is over the age of twelve (12) weeks.

 

1.2 “Dwelling” means any building or structure for human habitation including duplexes, apartments and other buildings housing one or more families.

 

2. Keeping of Cats

 

2.1 No person shall harbour, keep, have in his/her possession or on his/her premises more than three (3) cats over the age of six months, regardless of the number of people who may be inhabiting the premises.

 

3. Enforcement

 

3.1 Every person who contravenes any provision of this by-law is guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to a fine as provided for in the Provincial Offences Act. The set fine is set out in Schedule “A” attached hereto and forming a part of this By-Law.

 

4. Enactment

 

4.1 That By-Law No. 193-02 is herby repealed.

 

4.2 That this By-Law shall come into force and take effect upon the final passing hereof.

 

 

SCHEDULE “A”

 

THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF RED LAKE

 

 

SET FINES

 

 

Municipality of Red Lake By-Law No. 254-03 Title: Cat By-Law

 

 

Item #

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

 

(Short Form Wording)

(Offense Creating Provision)

(Set Fines) (Including Costs)

1

Keep more than 3 cats over the age of 6 months

Sec. 2.1

$100.00

 

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