32. Sale of livestock
(1) Subject to subsection (2), where an auctioneer receives any livestock for sale he shall require from the person who is the drover or carrier of that livestock at the time they are so received the original of the waybill referred to in section 46 of the Stock (Identification and Movement) Act 1970.
(2) An auctioneer who complies with subsection (1) in respect of any livestock sold by him at auction, and who, in any proceedings against him in any court satisfies the court that he acted in good faith and under reasonable belief that the person on whose behalf and by whose authority he sold the livestock was the true owner thereof, shall not be in any way liable to the owner of the livestock by reason only that the auctioneer took possession of or gave delivery of them.
[Section 32 amended by No. 46 of 1994 s.40.]