(1) The court before which a person charged with an offence under this Act appears, may—
(a) make an order against the defendant for all bills incurred as a result of the injury or death of the person;
(b) make such order for costs and expenses as the court thinks fit;
(c) take into consideration before passing sentence, all the circumstances of the case.
(2) Where the owner of an impounded animal makes an application under section 30, the court may—
(a) dismiss the application;
(b) find that the impounding was illegal under this Act; or
(c) find that the rates demanded were excessive;
and may make an order against the defendant for the amount in consequence of the illegal impounding or excessive demand and for the amount of all charges paid by the owner to the poundkeeper, and, may make such order for costs and expenses as the court thinks fit.
(3) The court may hear and determine an application under section 30 despite any question of title to property or suggestion of right that may be involved.
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