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Notice of Appeal Form Regulations

made under Section 39 of the

Animal Protection Act

S.N.S. 2008, c. 33

N.S. Reg. 37/2015 (March 2, 2015)


1     These regulations may be cited as the Notice of Appeal Form Regulations.

Form of notice of appeal

2     A notice of appeal of a removal of an animal made to the Board under Section 32 of the Act must be in Form 1.

Form 1: Notice of Appeal

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Animal Cruelty Appeal Board

NS Department of Agriculture

NS Department of Agriculture

65 River Road, Hancock Veterinary Building

Bible Hill, NS B2N 2P3

Phone:    (902) 893-6540

Fax:        (902) 895-6684

Notice of Appeal

Under S. 32 of the Nova Scotia Animal Protection Act




·   Use this notice of appeal form for an appeal under Section 32 of the Animal Protection Act to appeal the removal of an animal by the Nova Scotia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty (NSSPCA) or the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture.      

·   You must complete all sections of this form and submit it with payment of the required fee and a copy of the notice of removal that you are appealing. The processing of your appeal could be delayed if information or documents are missing.       

·   Please note that a notice of appeal under Section 32 of the Act must be made within 5 business days after you receive notice of the removal of the animal.    

Appellant’s information


Last name                                                       First name


Address: street no., street name, unit no.


City / Town / Municipality                             Province                                 Postal code 


Phone no.                                                        Fax no.


E-mail address

Information about the notice of removal you are appealing


Date issued:                 (dd/mm/yyyy)

As required, I have included a copy of the notice of removal I am appealing:

     Yes □           No □

(If no, state the reason a copy of the notice is not attached.)

Reasons for appeal

(Describe, in detail, the reasons for your appeal. Attach additional pages if you require more space.)


(Describe, in detail, the remedy or action that you want the Board to consider. Attach additional pages if you require more space.)

Acknowledgement (Read carefully; then check the below box to confirm the statement, and sign and date the form.)


          I have completed all pages of this form and attached all the required documentation. I understand that if I submit an incomplete form or do not attach the required documents, my appeal may not be processed.


Print name


Signature                                                                                            Date (dd/mm/yyyy)

The Animal Cruelty Appeal Board collects the personal information requested on this form under Section 32 of the Nova Scotia Animal Protection Act. Information provided in connection with this Appeal is subject to the Nova Scotia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Any questions about this collection may be directed to the Animal Cruelty Appeal Board at 902-893-6540.