Keeping of Animals Act

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KEEPING OF ANIMALS

THE KEEPING O F ANIMALS ACT

ORDERS
(under sections 3, 5, 8 and 10)

THE KEEPING OF ANIMALS (RESTRICTED AND PROHIBITED AREA)
(KINGSTON AND ST. ANDREW CORPORATION) ORDER, 198 1

(Made by the Minister on the 14th day of May, 1981) L.N. 61/81

[lst June, 1981.1

1. This Order may be cited as the Keeping of Animals (Restricted
and Prohibited Area) (Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation) Order,
1981.

, 2. No person shall in a restricted area specified in the first column
of Part I of the First Schedule, keep any prescribed animal specified Fiml
in the second column of that Schedule, unless he has first obtained a ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ " .
licence issued, pursuant to section 5 of the Act, under this Order.

3. No person shall in a prohibited area specified in the first column
of Part 11 of the First Schedule, keep any prohibited animal specified Part 11.
in the second column of that Schedule.

4.-(1) Application for a licence for the keeping of a prescribed
animal may be made in writing to the Competent Authority by any
person in the form prescribed as Form A in the Second Schedule.

Second Schedule.
(2) A fee of five dollars shall be payable to the Competent Form A.

Authority in respect of the grant or any renewal of a licence by that
Authority for the keeping of a prescribed animal, or animals, in the
particular premises specified in the licence.

5.-(1) Every application for a licence shall be considered on its
merits by the Competent Authority which may, in its discretion having
regard to the provisions of section 5 (3) of the Act, grant or refuse
such licence or may grant such licence subject to such conditions or
limitations as it may think fit.

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(2) The Competent Authority may, on any application for re-
newal of a licence, vary the conditions or limitations as it considers
necessary or desirable and may at any time revoke or refuse to renew
such licence for any contravention, if notice has been given to the
licensee pursuant to section 5 (5) of the Act, and he has been given
the opportunity to make representations in accordance with that sub-
section.

6.-(1) The Competent Authority may require an authorized officer
to examine the premises in which prescribed animals are to be kept
with a view to satisfying itself that the premises are suitable for the
purpose; and the authorized officer may also inspect the premises from
time to time to ensure compliance with the Act or any conditions
specified in the licence.

(2) Any person who obstructs the authorized officer in the execu-
tion of his duties shall incur the penalties prescribed by section 12
of the Act.

7.-(1) Every licence granted under this Order shall be in the form

Second prescribed as Form B in the Second Schedule and shall, subject to
schcdulc. sub-paragraph (4), be valid for a period of one year from the date
Form B.

on which it is issued, unless it is revoked under sub-paragraph ( 2 )
of paragraph 5.

(2) The Competent Authority shall retain a copy of every licence
granted and such copy shall be made available to an authorized officer
who carried out an inspecticn in order to enforce the provisions of
the Act.

(3) The licence granted by the Compentent Authority shall clearly
specify therein-

(a) the particular premises in respect of which the licence is
granted;

(b) a description of the animals and the number of animals per-
mitted to be kept in those premises.

(4) Upon renewal of a licence under this Order the Competent
Authority may, instead of issuing a new licence, indicate on the original
licence that it is renewed to a new expiry date and that the appropriate
licence fee has been paid.
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8. Where a licence has been revoked or has not been renewed, the
Competent Authority shall, grant to the owner of the prescribed animals
affected thereby a period not exceeding three months for the removal
of such prescribed animals from a restricted area.

9.-(1) A register of all licences issued by the Competent Authority
pursuant to this Order shall be kept by such Competent Authority
and shall contain therein-

(a) the date on which the licence was issued;
(b) the licence number;

(c) name and address of the licensee;

[d) the address of the particular premises at which the animals
are to be kept;

(e) description and number of animals permitted to be kept in
that particular premises;

(f) the date of expiry of the licence; and
(g) conditions or limitations subject to which the licence was

issued.

(2) Such register of licences shall be in the form set out as
Form C in the Second Schedule. ~ccond

Schedule.
Form C.

10.-(1) Any person aggrieved by a decision of the Competent
Authority may appeal to the Minister by a notice of appeal addressed
to the Permanent Secretary with a copy to the relevant Competent
Authority.

(2) The notice of appeal shall set forth clearly the grounds of
appeal and the date on which the subject matter arose and there shall
be attached to such notice copies of any correspondence or other docu-
ments relating to the subject matter.

11. Any animal seized pursuant to section 10 of the Act shall, within
a period of twenty-four hours of such seizure, be conveyed to the
nearest pound.

12.-(1) Where any prescribed animal is seized in a restricted area
and conveyed to a pound in accordance with paragraph 11, the Com-
pentent Authority shall grant the owner or other person responsible
for such animal a period of twenty-one days-

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(a) to make necessary arrangements for the removal of such animal
from the restricted area; or

(b) to obtain the necessary licence for the keeping df such pre-
scribed animal.

(2) Where a person satisfies the requirements of sub-paragraph
(I), the Competent Aulthority shall authorize the release of such seized
animal to such person on his payment of the fee and other charges
prescribed under the Pound Act.

13.-(1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2), where any pro-
hibited animal is seized in a prohibited area and conveyed to a pound
in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 11 , the Competent
Authority shall grant the owner of such animal a period d seven
days to reclaim such animal.

(2) The owner of the seized animal shall, in order to reclaim
such animal, satisfy the Competent Authority that necessary arrange-
ments have been made for the removal of such prohibited animal
from the prohibited area and that the fee and other charges prescribed
under the Pound Act have been paid.

. . 14. An animal seized under the provisions of the Act shall be kept
in the pound at the risk of the owner of such seized animal and the
Competent Authority shall not be liable for any injury or theft of
such animal by any person other than the keeper of the pound.

15. Where a prescribed animal or prohibited animal is not reclaimed
within the periods specified in paragraph 12 or 13, the Competent
Authority shall sell such animal by public auction and the owner shall
be entitled to receive the net proceeds of such sale in the manner
set out in section 25 of the Pound Act.

16. If the proceeds of the sale are insufficient to cover the expenses
incurred, the Competent Authority may sue the owner of such animal
in the manner provided in section 26 of the Pound Act.

17. Any person who keeps a prescribed animal in a restricted area
or prohibited animal in a prohibited area or otherwise contravenes
the provisions of this Order, shall be guilty of an ofience and shall
incur the penalties prescribed in section 3 (3) of the Act.

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First Column

FIRST SCHEDUB (Paragraphs 2 and 3)

PART i[

Second Column

Restricted Area Prescribed Animals

From a point on the right bank of the Chalky Horse, mare, gelding,
River where d enters the sea; thence along ~ t s coal, colt, filly, mule, ass,
right bank to a point 1,000 feet north of the Main bull, ox, steer, heifer,
Road from Kingston to Morant Bay; thence in a calf, sheep, lamb, goat,
westerly direction parallel to the Main Road to kid, hog, pig.
a point on the eastern boundary of Harbour View
Housing Estate; thence northerly for a distance
of 2,000 feet; thence westerly to a point 300 feet
east of the Hope River; thence northerly and
easterly along a line 300 feet from and parallel
to the Hope River to a point due east of where
August Town Gully enters the mpe River; thence
westerly to the point where the Hope River meets
August Town Gully; thence north-westerly, west-
erly, south-wester1 along the centre-line of the
August Town Gully to a point due south of
Manley Avenue; thence northerly for a distance
of 1,500 feet to Manley Avenue; thence along
Mfanley Avenue to its junction with the August
Town Road; thence easterly along August Town
Road to University Road; thence northerly and
westerly along the University. Road to its junc-
tion wlth the main road leadmg from Papine to
Linda's Gap; thence westerly and south-westerly
to its junction with the, Papine Road; thence
northerly along the Papme Road to a pomt
opposite to the southern boundary of the Market;
thence easterly for a distance of 600 feet; thence
northerly to the intersection of Old Hope Road
and Gordon Town Road; thence northerly dong
the Gordon Town Road to a point 300 feet east
of the junction of Skyline Drive and Gordon
Town Road; thence northerly 300 feet fnom and
parallel to the centre-line of Skyline Drive to a
point 300 feet north of the junction of Skyline
Drive and Jacks Hill Road; thence south-westerly
to bhe Jacks Hill Road; thence along the Jacks
Hill Road to Sunset Drive; thence in a north-
westerly direction dong the 1,000 feet contour
through Cherry Garden and Norbrook to Spring
Garden Gully; thence in a northerly direction
along the Spring Garden Gully through Constant
Spring Estate to Ram's Horn Ridge at the junc-
tion d the Hermitage Dam and Seaview Road;
thence westerly along Seaview Road to intersect
with the centre-line of the Main Road from
Kingston to Castleton Gardens; thence northerly
along the said Main Road for 300 feet; thence
due west tor 300 feet; thence north-westerly and
south-westerly along a line 300 feet from and
parallel to the centre-line of the Kingston to
Castleton Gardens Main Road to intersect with
fihe centre-line cnf the Main Road leading from

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FIRST SCHEDULE, conid.

PART I, contd.

First Column

Restricted Area

Stony Hill to Cavaliers; thence north-westerly and
south-westerly to its junction with the Mannings
Hill Road; thence easterly for a distance of 2,000
feet; thence south-westerly and parallel to the
centre-line of the Main Road from Mannings Hill
to Mount Salus to a point due east of the junc-
tion of the Swain Spring Road and the said
Main Road thence westerly to the Main
Road; thence along the said Main Road
tlo Bean Junction at the Red Hills Road;
thence westerly along the Main Road leading to
Red Hills to the junction of the Main Roads to
Rock Ha11 and Belvedere opposite the Methodist
Ohurch; thence westerly along the Main Road
to Rock Hall for a distance of 650 feet to the
boundary of Woodland and nelvedere; thence
weqterly along the northern boundary of Bel-
vedere to Carhampton; thence southerly along
the eastern boundary of Carhampton to the Paro-
chial Rotad leading from Happy Grove to Ferry:
thence westerly and southerly along the Paro-
chial Road to Ferry or Fresh River; thence south-
easterly aZong the Parish boundary with St.
Catherine to Hunt's Bay; thence along the coast
line 300 feet in the sea parallel to the high-water
mark to the south-western corner of the Property
known as Bumper Hall at the shore of the King-
ston Harbour; north-easterly along the western
boundary line of the said Bumper Hall to Spanish
Town Road: thence south-easterly along the
southern boundary of the Spanish Town Road
to a point south-west of and opposite to the
wcsternmost corner of Smith's Village; thence
north-easterly across the Spanish Town Road to
the corner between Smith's Village and Green-
wich Park (known also as Trench Pen): thence
north-easterly, easterly and north-easterly along
the boundary line betwcen Smith's Village and
Greenwich Park (known as Trench Town) to the
south-western corner of land formerly known as
Hannah's Pen, but now the towns'hip known as
New Town: thence easterlv, southerly, and south-
easterly along the southern and western boundary
I:nes of the said land formerly known as Hannah'?
Pen. but now thc township known as New Town,
to Blount Street; thence northerly along the west-
ern boundary of the said Blount Street to the
southern boundary line of Studley Park; thence
south-easterly along the southern boundary line of
Studley Park to the centre of the Admiral's Pen
Gully: thence up the centre of the said Admiral's
Pen Gully to the western boundary of the road at
Torrington Bridge: thence south-easterly across the
said road to the south-eastern corner of Orange

Second Column

Prescribed Animals

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FIRSlT SCHEDULE, contd.

PART I, contd.

First Column

Restricted Area

Street and the road leading from Torrin ton
Bridge to the Race Course; thence easterly afong
the slouthern boundary of the road leading from
Torrington Bridge to the Race Course, to the west-
ern boundary of the Race Course; thence north-
easterly, easterly and south-easterly, along the
boundary of the said Race Course to a point
north-west of and opposite to the north-western
corner of Allman Town; thence south-easterly
across the East Race Course and along the north-
ern boundary line of Allman Town, to the west-
ern boundary line of Woodford Park; thence
southerly and easterly along the western and south-
ern boundary lines of Woodford Park to South
Camp Road; thence easterly, southerly and easterly
along the southern and western boundaries of the
road which forms the northern part of the eastern
boundaries of the lands attached to Alpha Cott-
age, to the junction of Elletson Road and Dean-
ery Road; thence southerly al~ong the western
boundary of Elletson Road to the boundary line
of the parishes of Kingston and Saint Andrew.
marked on earth by an old parish boundary pillx.
thence north-easterly and south-easterly along the
boundary line of the parishes of Kingston and
St. Andrew to the Hope River; thence down the
centre of the said Hope River for a distance of
twenty-eight chains; thence southerly in a straight
line to a point on the shore of Kingston Harbour
two chains south-east of the western end of the
old military breastwork at Harbour Head; thence
easterly along the shore line to the starting point
at the right bank where the Chalky River enters
the sea.

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Prescribed Animals

PART I[ (Paragraph 3)

First Column Second Column

Prohibited Area Prohibited Animals

From the south-westem corner of the property H ~ ~ ~ ~ , mare, gelding,
known as Bumper Hall a t the shore of Kingston foal, colt, filly, mule,
Harbour, north-easterly along the western bound- ass, bull, ox, steer,
ary line of the said Bumper Hall to the Spanish heifer, calf, sheep, lamb,
Town Road; thence south-easterly along the goat, kid, hog, p,g.
southern boundary of the Spanish Town Road to
a point south-west of and opposite to the western-
most aorner of Smith's Village; thence, north-
easterly across the Spanish Town Road to the
corner between Smith's Village and Greenwich
Park (known also as Trench Pen); thence, north-
easterly, easterly and north-easterly along the
boundary line between Smith's Village and Green-

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FIRST SCHEDULE, contd.

PART 11, contd.

First Column

Prohibited Area

wich Park (known also as Trench Pen), to the
south-western corner of land formerly known as
Hannah's Pen, but now the township known as
New Town; thence easterly, southerly, and south-
easterly along the southern and western boundary
lines of the said land formerly known as Hann~ah's
Pen, but now the township known as New Town,
to Blount Street; thence northerly along the
western boundary of the said Blount Street to
the southern boundary line d Studley Park;
thence south-easterly along the southern boundary
line of Studley Park to the centre of the
Admiral's Pen Gully; thence up the centre of
the said Admiral's Pen Gully, to the western
boundary of the road at Torrington Bridge;
lhence south-easterly across the said road to the
south-eastern corner of Orange Street and the
road leading from Torrington Bridge to the Race
Course, thence easterly along the southern bound-
ary of the road leading from Torrington Bridge
to the Race Course, to the western boundary of
the Race Course; thence north-easterly, easterly
and south-easterly, along the boundary of the
said Race Course to a point north-west of and
opposite to bhe north-western corner of Allman
T,own; thence south-easterly across the East Race
Course Road and along the northern boundary
line of Woodford Park; thence southerly and
line of Allman Town, to the western boundarv
easterly along the western and southern boundary
line of Woodford Park to South Camp Road;
thence easterly, southerly, and easterly along the
southern and western boundaries of the road
which forms the northern and part of the eastern
boundaries of the lands attached to Alpha Cottage
to the junction of Elletson Road and Deanery
Road; thence southerly along the western bound-
ary of Elletson Road to the boundary line of
the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew marked
on earth by and old parish boundary pillar; thence
north-easterly and south-easterly along the bound-
ary line of the parishes of Kingston and Saint
Andrew to the Hope River; thence down the cen-
tre of the said Hope Rivcr for a distance of
twenty-eight chains; thence southerly in a straight
line to a point on the shore of Kingston Harbour
two chains south-east of the western end of the
old military breastwork at Harbour Head; thence
along the shore of Kingston Harbour, pass Rock-
fort, back to the starting point.

Second Column

Prescribed Animals

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SECOND SCHEDULE

FORM A (Paragraph 4(1) )

THE KEEPI'NG OF ANIMALS ACT

THE KEEPING OF ANIMALS (RESTRICTED AND PROHIBITED AREA) (KINGSTON
AND ST. ANDREW CORPORATION) ORDER, 1981

Application for Licence to Keep Prescribed Animals

To the Competent Authority

Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation/Parish Council of ..............................
(strike out whichever is inapplicable)

Pursuant to paragraph.4 (1) of the above Order I hereby make application
for a licence to keep restr~cted anmals in the prmlses specified below-

Full Name of App1ican.t.. .........................................................................
(in block letters)

................................................................................ Address of Applicant
Address or description of the particular premises at which animals will be kept

Approximate size of th,ose premises ............................................................
..................... Description and number of animals to be kept in those premises

..............................................................................................................
............... Proposed arrangements for feeding, watering ,and tending the animals

Registration No. and date of expiry of previ'ous licence (if any)

............................................... ....................................... No Expiry Date..
Five Dtollars fee enclosed.

Dated this day of , 19 .

......................................................
Signature of Applicant

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SECOND SCHEDULE, contd.

FORM B (Paragraph 7)

THE KEEPING OF ANIMALS ACT

Licence to Keep Prescribed Animals

No. of Licence ........................................................................................
Date of issue of Licence ...........................................................................

................................................................................... Name of Licensee.
( ful l name)

................................................................................... Address of Licensee
Address or description of the particular premises at which ,animals are to be

kept. ........................................................................................................

...............................................................................................................
......................................................... Approxim~ate size of th,ose premises

Description and number of animals permitted to be kept in those premises

...............................................................................................................
Approved arrangements for the feeding, watering and tending of the animals

Fee received ..............................................................................................
This licence expires on the day of , 19 ,
This licence is granted subject to the following conditions or limit r a t' ions : -

Dated this d~ay of . 19 .
Secretary

Competent Authority,
Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation/Parish Council of

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