(1) A person who impounds, confines or causes any animal to be impounded or confined in any pound or receptacle of the like nature shall provide and supply the animal during confinement with a sufficient quantity of fit and wholesome food and water.
(2) Where the animal is impounded or confined under subsection (1), the reasonable costs of food, water or any other reasonable expenses incurred in its seizure and confinement shall be paid by the owner to the person who met the costs, before the animal is removed, and the costs may be recovered in a summary manner before the court.
(3) A person who refuses or neglects to provide and supply that animal with food and water commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction—
(a) for a first offence, to a fine of $100; and
(b) for a continued offence, to a fine of $50 for every day the offence continues or is repeated.
(4) All expenses shall be recovered in a summary manner before the court.
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