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ONTARIO REGULATION 434/05

made under the

DOG OWNERS’ LIABILITY ACT

Made: July 21, 2005
Filed: July 25, 2005
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: August 13, 2005

Amending O. Reg. 157/05

(Pit Bull Controls)

Note: Ontario Regulation 157/05 has not previously been amended.

1.  Ontario Regulation 157/05 is amended by adding the following section immediately before the heading “Dog Shows”:

Interpretation

2.1  Nothing in section 4, 5, 7 or 8 of this Regulation shall be interpreted as a limit on the prohibition, in clause 6 (b) of the Act, against breeding pit bulls.

2.  The heading immediately before section 3 of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

Dog Shows and Flyball Tournaments

3.  The definition of “dog show” in subsection 3 (1) of the Regulation is amended by adding “but does not include a flyball tournament as defined in section 6” at the end.

4.  (1)  Subsection 5 (2) of the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:

4. Beginning on the day on which this Regulation comes into force, the pit bull has not been imported into Ontario more than 14 days preceding an approved dog show in Ontario in which the pit bull was registered.

(2)  Paragraph 4 of subsection 5 (3) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

4. Clause 6 (f) of the Act does not apply if the pit bull is imported into Ontario within the 14-day period mentioned in paragraph 4 of subsection (2).

5.  Section 6 of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

Flyball tournaments

6.  In sections 7 and 8,

“flyball tournament” means a dog flyball tournament, whether held in Ontario or elsewhere, that is sanctioned, in writing, by the North American Flyball Association.

Exemptions, restricted pit bulls

7.  (1)  The requirements of subsections 1 (1), (5) and (6) do not apply in respect of a restricted pit bull within the meaning of subsection 7 (1) of the Act while the pit bull is on the site of and participating in a flyball tournament, as long as the conditions set out in subsection (2) are met.

(2)  The following are the conditions referred to in subsection (1):

1. The restricted pit bull is registered with the North American Flyball Association.

2. The owner of the restricted pit bull has given written notice to the North American Flyball Association stating the owner’s intention that the restricted pit bull participate in a flyball tournament.

3. The restricted pit bull has participated in at least one flyball tournament during the 365-day period ending on the day this Regulation comes into force.

4. The restricted pit bull has participated in a flyball tournament at least once in every 365-day period since the dog’s first participation in such an event during the period that applies to the pit bull under paragraph 3.

Exemptions, pit bulls not owned by Ontario residents

8.  (1)  The exemptions set out in subsection (3) apply in respect of pit bulls that are not owned by a resident of Ontario, as long as the conditions set out in subsection (2) are met.

(2)  The following are the conditions referred to in subsection (1):

1. The pit bull is registered with the North American Flyball Association.

2. The owner of the pit bull has given written notice to the North American Flyball Association stating the owner’s intention that the pit bull participate in a flyball tournament.

3. Beginning on the day on which this Regulation comes into force, the pit bull has not been present in Ontario except during seven-day periods that include a flyball tournament in which the pit bull participated.

4. Beginning on the day on which this Regulation comes into force, the pit bull has not been imported into Ontario more than seven days preceding a flyball tournament in Ontario in which the pit bull was registered.

(3)  The following are the exemptions referred to in subsection (1):

1. Subsections 1 (1), (5) and (6) do not apply while the pit bull is on the site of and participating in a flyball tournament.

2. Clause 6 (a) of the Act does not apply during the seven-day periods mentioned in paragraph 3 of subsection (2).

3. Clause 6 (f) of the Act does not apply if the pit bull is imported into Ontario within the seven-day period mentioned in paragraph 4 of subsection (2).

Maximum days

9.  Despite the exemption from clause 6 (a) of the Act provided by sections 5 and 8, no person shall permit a pit bull to which the exemption would apply to be present in Ontario for more than 14 consecutive days.

6.  This Regulation comes into force on August 29, 2005.

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