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Notices

Breeding and Keeping of Animals in the City

3rd Jul, 20

The public of Port Moresby is reminded that keeping of animals and birds within residential premises in the city is an offence.

 

Section 5 of the Public Health (Sanitation & General) Regulations Chapter 226 states;

 

  1.   A person who, without the written consent of the Local Medical Authority, keeps any animal other than a cat or dog or permits any such animal to be kept on his premises within a distance of 15 meters from a dwelling, hospital, or school building is guilty     of an offence.
  2. A person who, in a place to which this part applies, keeps a pig is guilty of an offence.

 

NCDC is greatly concerned with the increasing activity of BREEDING & KEEPING ANIMALS AND BIRDS within residential premises in the City.  This activity is a risk to public health and is therefore prohibited in the City.

 

The public is hereby advised that 14 days from the publication of this notice, any animals found in public areas and residential premises will be confiscated and putdown (slaughtered). Owners will be prosecuted accordingly

 

All residents are encouraged to co – operate with NCDC and refrain from such activities.

 

Residents are requested to report to NCDC any one in breach of this public health requirement through the telephone numbers below.  All information will be kept confidential.

 

                       3240 649 - Moresby North East

                       3240 637 - Moresby South

                       3240 647 - Moresby North West

                       3240 639 / 323 3212

For more details contact Mr Isowa More – Chief Health Surveyor on 3240 639 or email isowam@ncdc.gov.pg

 Authorized by

RAVU FRANK

Acting City Manager

The public of Port Moresby is reminded that keeping of animals and birds within residential premises in the city is an offence.

 

Section 5 of the Public Health (Sanitation & General) Regulations Chapter 226 states;

 

  1.   A person who, without the written consent of the Local Medical Authority, keeps any animal other than a cat or dog or permits any such animal to be kept on his premises within a distance of 15 meters from a dwelling, hospital, or school building is guilty     of an offence.
  2. A person who, in a place to which this part applies, keeps a pig is guilty of an offence.

 

NCDC is greatly concerned with the increasing activity of BREEDING & KEEPING ANIMALS AND BIRDS within residential premises in the City.  This activity is a risk to public health and is therefore prohibited in the City.

 

The public is hereby advised that 14 days from the publication of this notice, any animals found in public areas and residential premises will be confiscated and putdown (slaughtered). Owners will be prosecuted accordingly

 

All residents are encouraged to co – operate with NCDC and refrain from such activities.

 

Residents are requested to report to NCDC any one in breach of this public health requirement through the telephone numbers below.  All information will be kept confidential.

 

                       3240 649 - Moresby North East

                       3240 637 - Moresby South

                       3240 647 - Moresby North West

                       3240 639 / 323 3212

For more details contact Mr Isowa More – Chief Health Surveyor on 3240 639 or email isowam@ncdc.gov.pg

 Authorized by

RAVU FRANK

Acting City Manager