2006 Code of Virginia § 18.2-403.4 - Unauthorized release of animals; penalty
18.2-403.4. Unauthorized release of animals; penalty.
Any person who intentionally releases an animal, as defined in 3.1-796.66,lawfully confined for scientific, research, commercial, agricultural oreducational purposes without the consent of the owner or custodian of theanimal and with the intent to impede or obstruct any such lawful purposeshall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
(1992, c. 307.)
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