§4-15-3  Impoundment of animals at large on highways. –

Link to law: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE4/4-15/4-15-3.HTM
Published: 2015

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TITLE 4

Animals and Animal Husbandry

CHAPTER 4-15

Animals at Large

SECTION 4-15-3



   § 4-15-3  Impoundment of animals at large

on highways. –

If any horse, neat-beast, sheep, or hog is going at large in any highway or

common, or on any land thrown open as a way for public travel and used by the

public for travel, any freeholder or qualified elector or field driver may, and

every surveyor of highways of the town within which that animal is at large

shall, take up the animal and impound it in one of the public pounds of that

city or town, and every surveyor of highways of the city or town may appoint in

writing a deputy or deputies for that purpose, filing in the office of the city

or town clerk a copy of that appointment.



History of Section.

(G.L. 1896, ch. 128, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 154, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch.

184, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 641, § 1; G.L. 1956, §

4-15-3.)