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By-law No. 2007-069 THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAYHAM BY-LAW#2007-069 BEING A BY-LAW TO AMEND BY-LAW #2001-94 A BY-LAW TO REGULATE AND CONTROL DOGS AND WHEREAS the Corporation of the Municipality of Bayham did by By-law#2001- 94,as amended by By-law#2001-110 and By-law#2003-093,enacted a by-law to regulate and control dogs; AND WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Bayham now deems it necessary to amend By-law No. 2001-94 to provide for the following corrections; NOW THEREFORE the Corporation of the Municipality of Bayham hereby enacts as follows: THAT By-law#2001-94 be amended by substituting the following wording for Sections 6.5 and 6.6 of the By-law: 6.5 The notice referred to in Section 6.3 and in Section 6.4 shall include: (a) A statement that the By-law Enforcement Officer has reason to believe that the dog is a potentially dangerous or dangerous dog as the case may be; (b) The requirements that the owner must comply with in accordance with this By-law and when such requirements take effect; and (c) A statement that the owner may request,within three (3)working days of receipt of the By-law Enforcement Officer's notice, and is entitled to a hearing by a committee designated by the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Bayham, which may affirm or rescind the By-law Enforcement Officer's designation of the dog as potentially dangerous or dangerous, as the case may be, and which committee may substitute it's own designation, or it's own requirements of the owner of a dangerous dog pursuant to Section 6.3 (a)to (d) and of a potentially dangerous dog pursuant to Section 6.4 (a)to (d). 6.6 Where the owner of a dog receives a notice from the By-law Enforcement Officer designating such dog as a potentially dangerous dog or as a dangerous dog so requests in writing to the Clerk of the Corporation, within three (3)working days of receipt of such notice, a committee of Council to be known as the "Dangerous Dog Appeal Committee", shall hold a hearing pursuant to the provisions of the Ontario Statutory Powers Procedure Act within fifteen(15) working days of the Clerk's receipt of the request for a hearing and such committee may: (a) Affirm or rescind the By-law Enforcement Officer's designation of the dog as a potentially dangerous dog or as a dangerous dog, as the case may be; (b) Substitute its own designation of the dog as potentially dangerous dog or as a dangerous dog, as the case may be; and/or (c) Substitute it's own requirements of the owner of a dangerous dog pursuant to Section 6.3 (a)to (d) and of a potentially dangerous dog pursuant to Section 6.4 (a)to (d). READ a first, second and third time this 6�4-' day of.9.ipi4-7- ,6 , 2007. ArA Aft � I ayoo ynn Acre Clerk: Lynda Millard 1