Part 1 – Definitions.

Part 2 – Affiliation.

2.1          New Affiliates
2.2         Changes to Affiliates constitution.
2.3         Annual general meetings.
2.4         Financial membership with Dogs ACT.
2.5         Non affiliates.
2.6         Termination of an affiliation
2.7         Fees and subscriptions.

Part 3 – Memberships.

3.1         Membership of Dogs ACT.
3.2         Current financial members.
3.3         New memberships.
3.4         Nomination for membership.
3.5         Membership renewal.
3.6         Prefixes and Judging qualifications.
3.7         Registration of animals.
3.8         Membership classification.
3.9         Membership entitlements not transferable
3.10       Cessation of membership.
3.11        Resignation of membership.
3.12        Fees and subscriptions.
3.13        Discipline.

Part 4 – The Register & Registrations

4.0          Breeding.
4.1          The Register.
4.2          Registration.
4.3          Main register.
4.4          Limit register.
4.5          Associate register.
4.6          Sporting register.
4.7          Transfer of dogs.
4.8          Transfer between registers.
4.9          Transfer to/within the state.
4.10        Transfer from outside Australia.
4.11         Transfer by way of lease.
4.12         Transfer overseas – export.
4.13         Deaths
4.14         Multiple sire litters.
4.15         Registration of docked dogs.
4.16         Residency requirement for Prefix and Registration.

Part 5 – Council.

5.1          Powers of the council.
5.2          Constitution and membership.
5.3          Office bearers.
5.4          Administrator.
5.5          Sub committees.
5.6          Delegation by Council to subcommittee,
5.7          Conduct of a meeting.
5.8          Notice of motions.

Part 6 – Show.

6.1           General.
6.2          Classification.
6.3          Show venue.
6.4          Show representatives.
6.5          Show catalogues.
6.6          Show dates.
6.7          Show cancellations.
6.8          Show times.
6.9          Exhibitors.
6.10        Absentees.
6.11         Entree fees.
6.12         Show stationery.
6.13         Judges books.
6.14         Challenge certificates
6.15         Breed standards.
6.16         Approval to hold a show.
6.17          Judging procedure.
6.18         Classes for exhibits.
6.19         Classification of general breed classes.
6.20         Breed special classes.
6.21         Group specials classes.
6.22         General specials classes.
6.23         Classification of special classes
6.24         Order of judging.
6.25         Classification of breed groups.
6.26         Show trophies.

Part 7 – Entries – Show & Trials.

7.1          Application for entry of an exhibit.
7.2          Exhibitor membership.
7.3          Registration.
7.4          Loss or liability.
7.5          Illness and infectious disease.
7.6          Judges.
7.7          Neutered and desexed dogs.
7.8          Dogs improperly prepared.
7.9          Parades.
7.10        Bitches in oestrum.
7.11        Interference by exhibitors.
7.12        Minimum age of exhibits.
7.13        Clubs right to reject entries.

Part 8 – Obedience & Agility.

8.1          General.
8.2          Classification.
8.3          Approval of events.
8.4          Trial Managers.
8.5          Dogs ACT Trial Representatives.
8.6          Event catalogue or running sheet.
8.7          Absentees.
8.8          Event stationery.
8.9          Event judging procedure.
8.10        Classes for entry at events.
8.11         Order of judging.
8.12         Tracking trials.
8.13         Dunbar award.
8.14         Discipline.
8.15         Links to the ANKC Trial rules.

Agility Dog Of The Year, Jumping Dog Of The Year

Part 9 – Judges

9.1          General.
9.2          Conduct of judges.
9.3          Misconduct.
9.4          Cancellation of appointments.
9.5          Judging requirements.
9.6          Overseas conformation judges.
9.7          Verification of Australian judges wishing to judge oversea.
9.8          Conformation judges.
9.9          Agility and Jumping trial judges.
9.10        Endurance judges.
9.11         Field and Retrieving judges.
9.12         Flyball judges.
9.13         Obedience judges.
9.14         Tracking judges.
9.15         Specialist breed judges.
9.16         Junior handler judges.
9.17         Documentation.

Part 10 – Stewards – Show & Trial.

10.1          General.
10.2          Courses.
10.3          Steward panels.
10.4          Stewarding appointments.

Part 11 – Awards & Titles.

11.1           Awards.
11.2          Show awards and titles.
11.3          Challenge certificates.
11.4          Show champion points system.
11.5          Grand champion.
11.6          International champion.
11.7          Field Trial Champion or Dual Champion.
11.8          Financial Membership.
11.9          Disqualification.

Part 12 – Prefixes.

12.1          General.
12.2          Prefix name.
12.3          Prefix renewal.
12.4          Ownership and responsibility.
12.5          Guidelines for the Conduct of the Lifetime Prefix Register.
12.6          Protection of Overseas Prefixes.
12.7          Appeals.
12.8          Residency requirement for Prefix and Registration.

Part 14 – Use of motorised vehicles & Assistance to handlers with disabilities.

14.1          General.
14.2          Definitions
14.3          Pedestrian only access
14.4          Use of prohibited motorised vehicles
14.5          Use of wheel chairs.
14.6          Use of motorised scooters
14.7          Assistance for handlesr with disabilities.

Part 15 – Inclement Weather Policies.

Obedience & Agility Trials

15.1          Affiliate may cancel; suspend etc Obedience or Agility trial.
15.2          Judge may delay or suspend judging an Obedience or Agility trial.
15.3          Resumption of suspended trial.
15.4          Affiliate and Judge to respect decisions to cancel, suspend etc.
15.5          Notification of cancellation etc to Dogs ACT by Trial Manager.

Shows & Exhibitions.

15.6          Cancellation of a show or exhibition.
15.7          Notification of cancellation etc to Dogs ACT by Show Secretary.
15.8          Affiliates Responsibilities
15.9          Responsibilities after commencement of Show/Exhibition.

Part 16 – Code of Ethics.

16.1           As a financial member of Dogs ACT.
16.2          Responsible Dog Ownership Including Keeping, Welfare, Breeding, Selling and Disposing Of Dogs.

Part 17 – Aggressive Dogs.

17.1          Responsibilities of Owner or Handler.
17.2          Reporting incidents of an Aggressive Dog.
17.3          Inquiry Committee.
17.4          Declaration of an Aggressive Dog.
17.5          Responsibilities of Dogs ACT.
17.6          Re-assessment of aggressive dogs.

Part 18 – Discipline.

18.1          General
18.2          Exhibitors and visitors.
18.3          Complaint or allegation.
18.4          Misconduct in connection with a show or Trial
18.5          Process in relation to misconduct.

Part 19 – Social Media Policy

19.1          Introduction.
19.2          Scope.
19.3          Definitions of social media.
19.4          Acceptable use of DOGS ACT office electronic communication tools.
19.5          Inappropriate or unacceptable use of social media or social networking sites.
19.6          What happens if this Regulation is not followed.
19.7          Actions to be taken by DOGS ACT should any Member breach this Regulation.
19.8          Legislation and other references.