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Health of Animals Act

Version of section 72 from 2002-12-31 to 2015-02-26:

Marginal note:Offences by employees or agents

 In any prosecution for an offence under this Act, it is sufficient proof of the offence to establish that it was committed by an employee or agent of the accused, whether or not the employee or agent is identified or has been prosecuted for the offence, unless the accused establishes that

  • (a) the offence was committed without the knowledge or consent of the accused; and

  • (b) the accused exercised all due diligence to prevent the commission of the offence.

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