Pet Owners’ Liability Act

Year
2016
Category
NCLGA Ref#
B10

Status

NCLGA Executive Recommendation: No Recommendation

Details

WHEREAS there are pets who damage property and/or inflict injury to persons/other domestic animals and there is limited ability for these victims to seek financial retribution from the pet owner;

AND WHEREAS a person who wishes to own a pet should be assuming all of the responsibility associated with pet ownership, including liability:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NCLGA be requested to petition the UBCM to request the Province of British Columbia to establish a Pet Owners' Liability Act that deals with aggressive pets.