Darren Kruse : The letter you ha e received deeming your dog to be dangerous is most likely a proposed declaration under ANIMAL MANAGEMENT (CATS AND DOGS) ACT 2008 - SECT 89http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/qld/consol_act/amada2008244/s89.html
Darren Kruse : If it is a proposed declaration and not a final declaration, then they have to give you the opportunity to provide your own evidence as per s94 of the same Act. See http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/qld/consol_act/amada2008244/s94.html
Darren Kruse : you dispute this declaration by following the Review process set out in s180 to s189 of the same Act. In a nutshell you have a 4
Darren Kruse : .. a right to have declaration decision reviewed first internally by the council and then by QCAT if you are still not happy. The good news is that the bias you are alleging should be taken out of it because the internal review must be conducted as follows :
Darren Kruse : (2) The application must not be dealt with by--(a) the person who made the original decision; or(b) a person in a less senior office than the person who made the original decision.http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/qld/consol_act/amada2008244/s186.html
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