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Banned Breed Fighter Casts checklist Doubt.

tybrax
September 16th, 2008, 12:07 AM
BANNED- BREED FIGHTER CAST CHECKLIST DOUBT.

BY BRENT MELVILLE

LOCAL SUN 16TH SEPT. 2008.

Gold Coast City Council officers have been warned they could face personal
civil damages in Court if they continue to use a 22 point checklist to impound
"restricted- breed" dogs.

The warning comes from a Gold Coast paralegal and Security firm operater,
Jon Mokomoko, who is campaigning against municipal bylaws banning the pit
bull terrier dogs.

He maintains the 22 point checklist being used by councils if fraudulent and cites
two Court cases and advice from a Brisbane law firm, King and Company, which specialises in local government matters, to support his claim.

He said Gold Coast council, Logan,Redcliffe councils had all lost cases, proving
the 22 point checklist was seriously flawed.


Mr.Mokomoko warned senior Gold Coast council officers that Councillors that
damages could run into "tens of thousands of dollars" for individual actions.

"The Gold Coast Council probaly has destroyed 70 to 80 dogs using the "checklist"
he said.

"Thats taking someone's private property and destroying it under false pretences."

The Gold Coast Council last week refused to comment on the issue.

Mr. Mokomoko said he had overturned nine cases of restricted - breed rulings on the Gold Coast over the past 3 years and 23 other in South east Qld.

One such case was reported by the Sun in Feburary this year when Mr.Mokomoko
used security camera's to film council animal control officers using the 22 point
checklist on a dog at Currumbin owned by Fiona Gibson.


Two animal control officers declared the American Staffordshire dog to be a banned pit bull terrier. But following Mr.Mokomoko's intervention they later
told Ms. Gibson the dog's score sheet had been "recalculated" and did no qualify as a pit bull.

Mr.Mokomoko said anyone who had a dog identified as a restricted breed by the Council using the 22 point checklist "cannot lose" if they contact him and followed
his advice.


"King and Company (solictors) have told the Councils to stop using the checklist
until it is validated,"he said.

"But they are still using it and l'am advising dog owners affected by it to take civil
action if officers continue to use it.

"These officers could be sued for MISFEASANCE and, under Qld law, council officers do not have indemnity and this has been made clear in a notice on the
website of the Department of Premier and Cabinet."


The state Government confirmed 'the State may not be liable for its actions of its officers which ammount to MISFEASANCE.


TYBRAX & Jon

R.I.P. My beautiful girl Tyra. xx

tybrax
September 16th, 2008, 11:36 AM
Ratings -
0 - Does not comply NB :- (comment required)

1 - Partly Complies

2 - Substantially Complies

3 - Fully Complies

Body Part Rating Please make comments

1. Head - medium in length and is brick wedge shaped 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Councils have added wedge

2. Head shape - has a skull shape which is flat and widest at the ears with prominent cheeks free from wrinkles 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

3. Muzzle - square, wide and deep 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

4. Muzzle - well pronounced jaws, displaying strength 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

5. Upper teeth - meet tightly over lower teeth (scissor bite) 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

6. Ears - set high on the head and free from wrinkles 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

7. Eyes - round to almond 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Councils have added almond

8. Eyes - set far apart, low down on the skull 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __


9. Nose - wide open flared nostrils 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Councils have added flared
10. Neck - muscular and slightly arched 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

11. Neck - tapers from shoulder to head 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __



12. Neck - free from looseness of skin 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __



13. Shoulders - strong and muscular with wide sloping shoulder blades 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

14. Back - short and strong 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

15. Back - slightly sloping from withers to rump 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

16. Back - slightly arched at the loins with the loins slightly tucked 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

17. Chest - deep, but not too broad, with well wide sprung ribs 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Council add well

18. Tail - short in comparison to the size of the dog, tapers to a fine point and not carried over the back and dose not extend beyond the hocks 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Council added Does not extend over hocks

19. Legs - medium to large, round boned and reasonably strong 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

20. Feet of medium size should be in proportion to leg size 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Council have added should be proportion to leg size

21. Thighs - well developed muscles 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

22. Coat - short and stiff to touch 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __

23. Height - from withers to ground ____________cm

24. Common photo match Yes____ No____


Total Points: _________/66

Officers Comments:......................................... .........................................

Vet Name:............................................. .................................................. ...

Qualifications:................................... .................................................. .......

Veterinary Stamp or Staple Business Card...........................................






So many dog would fit the criteria of this piece of rubbish.


tybrax

luckypenny
September 16th, 2008, 11:43 AM
Since when are Labs banned :eek: ???

What a bunch of cr@p! Hmm, there's no rating for vicious people-eating temperaments :rolleyes:.

Chris21711
September 16th, 2008, 11:43 AM
That's exactly what it is a complete pile of RUBBISH :wall::wall:

BenMax
September 16th, 2008, 11:50 AM
Sorry - I do not understand this at all!!! This is absolutely ridiculous. Who is the geniass?

lotus
September 16th, 2008, 03:20 PM
That check list is a load of BS.

BenMax
September 16th, 2008, 04:10 PM
That check list is a load of BS.

I agree - this is just not legitimate to determine using this type of checklist. There should be no checklist period. How many breeds then can be deemed a pittie? How about American Bulldogs then who are always being challenged to be pitbulls?

Regardless, this is nonsense. I don't know who the geniass was but this is a complete joke!

Schwinn
September 16th, 2008, 08:14 PM
Ratings -


1. Head - medium in length and is brick wedge shaped 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Councils have added wedge
Pugs, bulldogs and pekinese need not apply...all others who can see your nose, one step forward!

2. Head shape - has a skull shape which is flat and widest at the ears with prominent cheeks free from wrinkles 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
Is yer nose bigger (wider) than yer head? No? Then you might be a pitbull...uh, all of you!

3. Muzzle - square, wide and deep 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
See #1

4. Muzzle - well pronounced jaws, displaying strength 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __
Displaying strength, huh? Okay, who here's carrying around a barbell...

5. Upper teeth - meet tightly over lower teeth (scissor bite) 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __
Hey, if you need braces, you're not a pitbull!

6. Ears - set high on the head and free from wrinkles 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
Okay, anyone here ever see a dog with wrinkly ears??

7. Eyes - round to almond 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Councils have added almond
(Now THIS one is my favourite!) Okay, only dogs with the square or triangular eyes are exempt...

8. Eyes - set far apart, low down on the skull 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
Well, I guess Timmy the Timbit is out, anyway...

9. Nose - wide open flared nostrils 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Councils have added flared
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot...okay, he's probably flaring his nostrils because he P.O.'d he has a moron judging him by some stupid list that will exclude him if he has square eyes!

10. Neck - muscular and slightly arched 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
"Don't look up, don't look up..."

11. Neck - tapers from shoulder to head 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3[QUOTE]
Okay, if your neck gets BIGGER towards your head, I'd suggest you have bigger problems...

[QUOTE=tybrax;657647]12. Neck - free from looseness of skin 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
Strange...this one is also on the checklist to determine that your dog isn't a turkey...

13. Shoulders - strong and muscular with wide sloping shoulder blades 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
...also might be a double breasted suit.

14. Back - short and strong 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
"Short??" Okay, so don't let your dog walk around on his back legs, and we might be able to beat this...unless your that poor dog who has nothing but back legs, then your screwed...wait, he doesn't have shoulders...now we'll really confuse them!

15. Back - slightly sloping from withers to rump 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
"Lay down, boy! They'll never figure that out!" Oh, and if this DOES describe your dog...not only does this confirm he's a pitbull, it confirms he's a DOG!

16. Back - slightly arched at the loins with the loins slightly tucked 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
Okay, NOW you're getting a little TOO personal!

17. Chest - deep, but not too broad, with well wide sprung ribs 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Council add well
Because adding "well" clears up what the hell they're talking about...

18. Tail - short in comparison to the size of the dog, tapers to a fine point and not carried over the back and dose not extend beyond the hocks 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Council added Does not extend over hocks
And if your tail is long in comparison to the dog, depending on the size, you might have a rat, or an anaconda...

19. Legs - medium to large, round boned and reasonably strong 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
Square-boned dogs excluded...

20. Feet – of medium size should be in proportion to leg size 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3 __ Council have added should be proportion to leg size
Good to know that if your dog wears clown shoes, he's out!

21. Thighs - well developed muscles 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
Couch potatoes need not apply...

22. Coat - short and stiff to touch 0__ 1__ 2 __ 3
And if it is short but soft...congratulations, those are feathers and you have a bird


I don't think they'd like to come to my door with that list...

tybrax
September 17th, 2008, 01:47 AM
Debra Pomeroy compiled this Rubbish.

Read the 22 point checklist truth on my website, the parts of the transcripts
where she states she taught her self on the internet and went on to teach
all Animal control officer in Qld.

Self proclaimed expert that discredited herself in court.


http://www.victimsofbsl.com/

tybrax

Melinda
September 18th, 2008, 12:45 PM
Since when are Labs banned :eek: ???

What a bunch of cr@p! Hmm, there's no rating for vicious people-eating temperaments :rolleyes:.

while I was reading it I was rating my dog....she fit it almost all exactly....she's 3/4 lab 1/4 shepherd!!! she "sizzled" her whiskers by getting to close to the campfire.

bendyfoot
September 18th, 2008, 12:58 PM
I saw this the other day, it's the stupidest thing I've ever seen.:wall: @ss.