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February 2021 Special Board Meeting Summary

At the February 2021 ANKC Ltd Special Board meeting, Directors resolved/considered the following:

1. * ANKC Ltd Regulations Part 6 – The Register & Registration

It was RESOLVED that Regulations Part 6 – The Register & Registration, Section 3-Imported Dogs, Clause 3.2 be amended to read:

3.2 All pedigree dogs that are imported into Australia except those imported from New Zealand (including dogs whelped in Australia and previously exported from Australia) to be re-registered with ANKC Ltd must provide, at the time of registering the dog the following:
a. Proof of identification, i.e. microchip or tattoo
b. Proof of Importation, such as a "health permit", "export permit" or "import permit"
c. An original Export Pedigree and Ownership Certificate (if two separate documents) indicating the Australian member’s name and current residential address showing all registration numbers, titles granted and colours by the overseas body. The Export pedigree must be at least first and second generations complete and the 3rd generation a maximum of 4 names missing.
d. Proof of Shipment from the country of origin to Australia such as transportation documents "Airway Bill" OR an Authorised Agency under the Bio Security Act 2016, Bio Security Release form (b and c above are not required if you have the DAWR release)
e. Delete

Note: This amendment to the regulations will be effective 1 July 2021.

2. * ANKC Ltd Regulations Part 6 – The Register & Registration

It was RESOLVED that Regulations Part 6 – The Register & Registration, Section 6 be amended to read:

6.3.4.8 Effective from 1st January 2017 French Bulldog: Solid Black, Black & White, Black and Tan, Mouse, Grey/Blue, Liver/Chocolate, or French Bulldogs showing marked variation from those colours listed in the Breed Standard and all patterns of these colours (including those registered in other countries) can only be registered on the Limited Register, flagged “not to be upgraded”. (Added 10/16, 9.9) (Amended 02/21, 5.2)

AND

the inclusion of an additional Clause, numbered 6.3.4.9, to read as follows:-

6.3.4.9 Effective from 1 July 2021
No ‘Merle’ French Bulldogs can be registered on any ANKC Ltd register and a ‘Merle’ French Bulldog imported into Australia cannot be registered on any register. No ‘Long Coat or Hairless’ French Bulldogs can be registered on any ANKC Ltd register. (Added 02/21, 5.2)

Note: This amendment to the regulations will be effective 1 July 2021.

3. * ANKC Ltd Regulations Part 8 – Member Bodies & Membership

It was RESOLVED that Regulations Part 8-Member Bodies & Membership, Section 2: Membership be amended by the inclusion of new Clauses, numbered 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 & 2.4, which read:-

2.1 A member of an ANKC Ltd Member Body must, as a minimum, be a member of the Member Body for the jurisdiction in which they reside. This membership shall be regarded as the person’s Primary Membership. A member of a Member Body shall have a maximum of 1 (one) Primary Membership. This will not prevent persons from joining the Member Bodies of other jurisdictions, either individually or in partnership.

2.2 Each Member Body shall determine what qualification/s it recognises as proof of residency.

2.3 A person shall only be permitted to transact all member services, ie, register and maintain a prefix, register a litter or a dog, apply for a title or participate in a Judges Training Program, or undertake an activity similar to aforementioned, in the jurisdiction in which they hold their Primary Membership as defined in 2.1, above.

2.4 In relation to a partnership, a least one of the partners must hold their Primary Membership in the jurisdiction where the partners are attempting to undertake an activity, as described in 2.3, above.

AND

THAT the current Clauses, numbered 2.1, 2.2 & 2.3, be re-numbered accordingly.

Note: This amendment to the regulations will be effective 1 July 2021.

 

TRACEY BARRY
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