Ministry for Primary Industries v Nicol [2017] NZDC 20624

Published 14 March 2018

Failure to ensure that an animal received treatment — sentencing — Animal Welfare Act 1999 — MPI v Hall DC Morrinsville CRI-2013-063-002250. The defendant failed to ensure that an injured cow received treatment for six months. The defendant received a discount for remorse, and acceptance of responsibility beyond what is inherent in the guilty plea, and pleading guilty. The defendant was fined $2300 and ordered to pay fees in the sum of $822.25. Judgment Date: 7 September 2017