This is a sample nuisance order.
Mr Frank Melman
4 Big Street
SUBURB NSW 2000
19 December 20xx
Dear Mr Melman
NUISANCE DOG ORDER
Section 32A Companion Animals Act 1998 (the Act)
This document contains important information about your obligations under the Act. Please read it carefully. Contact the council officer on the number below as soon as possible if you are unsure of your obligations or need further information.
Council is satisfied that the dog is a Nuisance Dog in accordance with the provisions of section 32B of the Act.
This Nuisance Dog Order requires that you prevent your dog from behaving in the following manner:
making a noise, by barking or otherwise, that persistently occurs or continues to such a degree or extent that it unreasonably interferes with the peace, comfort or convenience of persons in other premises.
This order has been issued because it is alleged that the dog has:
persistently barking between 8 am and 6 pm Monday to Friday during the months of October and November 20xx such that it unreasonably interferes with the peace, comfort and convenience of your neighbours.
What are the requirements of this order?
What happens if you do not comply with these requirements?
There is a maximum penalty for failing to comply with this order of $550 for the first offence or $1,100 for the second or any subsequent offences.
The order is final and is not subject to any appeal or review.
If you need any further information about this order, please contact the officer listed below.
Dated: 19 December 20xx