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Court Results 2016

Published: 22 September 2016

A Campania woman appeared in the Hobart Magistrates Court on Thursday 22 September 2016 charged with 18 Animal Welfare Act offences:

10 x counts of Section 8 (cruelty to animals – fail to feed),

5 x counts of Section 8 (cruelty to animals – fail to vet),

1 x count of Section 9 (aggravated cruelty – fail to vet),

2 x counts of Section 9 (aggravated cruelty – fail to feed).

She received a global penalty for all offences –

A conviction recorded for all charges

6 months prison sentence wholly suspended on condition that there are no offences committed punishable by imprisonment, for a period of 3 years,

$2,000 fine,

Lifetime ban on having custody of any equines,

2 months to dispose of all horses currently in her custody,

Ownership of seized horses to RSPCA Tasmania,

Costs of $2,700 awarded to RSPCA Tasmania.

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Published: 08 February 2016

A South Launceston woman appeared in the Launceston Magistrates Court on 28/01/2016 for the offences of failing to vet and feed one dog. The penalty issued was no conviction, to be of good behaviour for 12 months and a two year custody ban on all animals other than 1 one cat already at her residence. The animal was ordered into the custody of the RSPCA. 

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Published: 08 February 2016

A Cambridge woman appeared in the Hobart Magistrates Court on 14 January 2016 and pled guilty to the offence of drowning five feral cats. The penalty issued was no conviction and to be of good behaviour for 18 months.

Published: 31 March 2016

A Glen Huon woman appeared in the Hobart Magistrate's Court on 29 February 2016.  The appearance was in relation to a cost application filed by the RSPCA in caring for a sheep with an excessive wool burden.  Reasonable costs of $645.55 were ordered to be paid to the RSPCA.

Published: 08 February 2016

A Relbia man was convicted in the Launceston Magistrates Court on 4/2/2016 for the offences of failing to manage flock of sheep, failing to manage cattle, failing to vet 5 sheep, failing to feed flock of sheep and failing to feed 2 cattle. The penalty issued was three months imprisonment suspended for 18 months, to be of good behaviour for those 18 months and they were also banned from having custody of no more than 10 cattle and 20 sheep. Partial costs of $25,000 were awarded to the RSPCA towards it costs which were in excess of $80,000. Custody of the animals in question was also ordered to the RSPCA.

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