Cat Management Amendment Bill 2019
The Cat Management Amendment Bill 2019 was introduced into the Tasmanian Parliament on 13 November 2019.
The Bill delivers on recommendations for legislative change identified in the ‘Tasmanian Cat Management Plan 2017-2022’. The proposed amendments also seek to improve levels of responsible cat ownership and welfare, provide for the effective management of cats, and reduce the potential negative impacts of cats on the community, agriculture and the environment in Tasmania.
Download the Bill and Summary of Proposed Amendments
Cat Management Amendment Bill 2019 (457Kb)
Summary of Proposed Amendments (241Kb)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the proposed amendments can be viewed on the DPIPWE website, or are available to download here:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (249Kb)
Submissions on the Draft Cat Management Amendment Bill 2019
The Department received 136 submissions on the Draft Cat Management Amendment Bill 2019, which can be downloaded here:
Individual submissions have been treated as public information and published on this website, unless the submission indicated that it in part, or all, should be treated as confidential. A number of submissions have been partially redacted and a single submission excluded for privacy reasons.