Dangerous animals which could easily kill or seriously injure humans are hereby banned in the Empire of Austenasia.
From now on, no dangerous animal (as listed in Law 6 of this same Act) will be allowed over the border of Austenasia. Any person trying to enter Austenasia with a dangerous animal will be denied entry.
Residents of Austenasia have until 25th April 2009 to either free in a responsible manner (that is, in it’s natural habitat and away from humans) or to destroy any dangerous animals.
Dangerous animals may be owned if granted a licence by the Representative of that town if he/she so deems that the ownership of said dangerous animal is for a suitable reason (not just for a pet), and is kept in humane and secure conditions as to absolutely minimise any chances of it harming anyone.
Starting from the 25th April 2009, any person in Austenasia found with an unlicensed dangerous animal will be arrested for breaking the law, and the animal will be either released into it’s natural habitat in such away to minimise the risks to humans or destroyed, at the decision of the Police Inspector of that town.
The following are hereby classified as dangerous animals:
The spider families of Ctenidae, Dipluroidea and Sicariidae, and the genus of Latrodectus in the family Theridiidae - that is, wandering spiders, Sydney funnel-web spider, brown recluse spiders, black widows and their close relatives.