Part XIII-Code of Ethics has been amended by including an additional Clause, numbered 15, to read:-

15. A Member shall include their Dogs NSW Membership Number in an advertisement placed in any form of media, or on any sign whatsoever, which advertises a dog or puppy for sale whether for payment or not.  Such quotation shall be in the form “Dogs NSW Member xxxxxxxxxx”.

AND further:-

Dog NSW Board of Directors approves a penalty regime to be applied administratively to any Member identified as being in breach of Dogs NSW Regulations Part III – Code of Ethic, Clause 15, as set out below:-

15. A Member shall include their Dogs NSW Membership Number in an advertisement placed in any form of media, or on any sign, whatsoever, which advertises a dog or puppy for sale whether for payment or not.  Such quotation shall be in the form “Dogs NSW Member xxxxxxxxxx”.

PENALTY 1st offence if prior to 30 September 2014 – Caution

Thereafter: 

1st offence - $200

2nd offence - $500

3rd or subsequent offence – Member to Inquiry

The Website co-ordinator is currently looking into the automatic display of the membership numbers in the Breeders Directory this will not be included under the current penalties.