问:当路人在住宅区漫步/骑着脚踏车时,不幸地被狗追或咬伤,请问路人能向饲养狗的主人采取什么行动呢?

  • 如果路人不幸地被狗追,路人能向邻近的警察局报案。
  • 警方能援引1955年轻微罪行法令第6条文来调查相关案件。如果能够向推事(magistrate) 圆满证明狗习惯性地对追着人或车辆,一旦罪名成立,饲养狗的主人应被处以不超过RM100的罚款。
  • 如果路人不幸地被狗咬伤,根据1955年轻微罪行法令第7(1)条文,一旦罪名成立,饲养狗的主人会被判不超过RM50的罚款。推事庭有权利估计不超过RM100的伤害赔偿金,而受伤的路人可在推事庭向狗主人追讨有关伤害赔偿金。

 

Minor Offences Act 1955

  1. Dog running at persons, etc.

If it is proved to the satisfaction of a magistrate that any dog is in the habit of running at persons or at vehicles, horses, cattle, sheep, goats or pigs passing along a public road, the owner of such dog shall be liable to a fine not exceeding one hundred ringgit.

 

  1. Liability of dog owner

(1) The owner of every dog which shall cause injury to any person shall be liable to a fine not exceeding fifty ringgit; and compensation for any such injury not exceeding one hundred ringgit shall be assessed by the magistrate and shall be recoverable in the manner provided by law for the recovery of fines before magistrates, in addition to any other fine imposed under this subsection, from the owner of the dog and shall be payable to the person injured.

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