Compliance Overview

Compliance Framework
Compliance Driver Impounding Act 1993 (NSW)
Classification Level 3
Centrally managed, local area(s) requirement.
Associated Legislation None
Associated Standards None
Associated Codes None
Associated Information None
Return to Top Administrative Information
Administrative Body Office of Local Government
Administrative Name
Administrative Address Physical Address
5 O'Keefe Avenue
Nowra NSW
Australia, 2541
Mailing Address
Locked Bag 3015
Nowra NSW
Australia, 2541
Administrative Phone 02 4428 4100
Administrative Email
Administrative Website
Return to Top General Introduction
VC Compliance Delegate Peter Creamer, Chief Operating Officer
Compliance Coordinator Patrick Crick, Operations Services Manager
Business Units Impacted
  • Facilities Management Service Directorate
  • Office of the Chief Operating Officer
Overview The objects of this Act are:
(a) to empower authorised persons to impound and deal with animals and articles in public places and places owned or under the control of certain public authorities if, in the case of animals, they are unattended or trespassing or, in the case of articles, they have been abandoned or left unattended, and
(b) to empower occupiers of private land to impound and deal with animals trespassing on their land, and
(c) to provide for the release of impounded animals and articles that are claimed by their owners, and
(d) to provide for the disposal of impounded animals and articles that are not claimed by their owners and, if they are disposed of by sale, to provide for the disposal of the proceeds of sale.