In late years the non-appropriate handling of animals such as nuisance act or the breeding abandonment due to breeding of animal occurs frequently.
Thus, we established "by-law about protection of Saga animal and management" to maintain more uplift of Kindness to animals mind of citizen of the prefecture and health and security of animal in the prefecture, and to plan promotion of the handling that was appropriate to prevent infringement for human life, body due to animal and property and were enforced from July 1, 2008.
[summary of by-law]
1. Duty of the prefecture and citizen of the prefecture
○Duty of the prefecture
Carry out measure that the spread of knowledge enlightenment others about protection of animal and management are necessary for.
○Duty of citizen of the prefecture
・Try for protection of animal.
・Cooperate with measure that the prefecture gives.
2. Appropriate breeding of animal
○Person of polyarchy breeding (person breeding six or more in owners of dog or cat)
・When explanation is demanded from neighboring inhabitants about the breeding situation, act to explain the breeding situation concerned.
・Report full name, address, the location of breeding facility, method of breeding to the Governer for each facility within 30 days from day when the number of the breeding reached 6.
○Owner (Tosa dogs) of specific dog
・You breed specific dog in cage or keep, and post mark of breeding.
3. Setting of breeding facility
○Animal handling supplier
・For neighboring inhabitants, you explain appropriate breeding methods of animal if you establish breeding facility newly, and act to get understanding.
4. Measures such as emergency
○Measures in Emergencies
・If specific animal (dangerous animals such as bears) and specific dog escape, we report to related organizations, and owner take necessary measures.
○Notifecations of accident occurrence
・If specific animal or dog increases harm to human life, body, we lecture on appropriate emergent measures, and owner tell the Governer.
5. Advice, measures order and public announcement
・Being able to recommend that the Governer should take necessary measures for security if animal violates human life, body or property.
・Being able to recommend that the Governer should take necessary measures if we admit that health of animal or security is spoiled by non-appropriate breeding.
・Being able to announce the Governer when there is not adequate cause, and person who received advice does not take measures pertaining to the advice.
・Being able to give an order to start that the Governer should take measures pertaining to the advice if it is admitted that it is necessary in particular when there is not adequate cause and does not take measures pertaining to the advice after the public announcement.
6. Report and inspection
○The Governer being able to demand report or submission of information about breeding situation and breeding facility or other necessary matters for the owner or other people concerned.
○Being able to let the Governer lets we enter setting place other places connected with each other of breeding facility, and the staff investigate the animal breeding situation or the person concerned ask.
7. Penal regulations
○Person (fine 300,000 yen or less) who violated measures instruction to be concerned with when animal violated human life, body or property
○Person (fine 200,000 yen or less) who violated measures instruction to be concerned with when health of animal or security was spoiled by non-appropriate breeding
○Person who violated duty such as reports and person (fine 200,000 yen or less) who did refusal such as on-the-spot inspections
○Person (fine 50,000 yen or less) whom we did not notify at the time of escapes such as specific animals