(1) A person who owns a dangerous dog shall ensure that the premises on which that dog is kept are secured by a fence or wall of a suitable height and that such fence or wall is so constructed and maintained as to prevent the escape of the dog.
(2) For the purpose of this section, fence or wall includes a gate.
(3) A person who contravenes this section commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction—
(a) for a first offence, to a fine of $500; and
(b) for a continued offence, to a fine of $50 for each day thereafter that the offence continues.
(4) Where a person is charged with an offence under this section, the onus of proof lies on that person to show that he or she complied with the requirements of subsection (1).
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