2017 Code of Alabama
Title 3 - ANIMALS.
Chapter 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS.
Section 3-1-11.1 - Killing or disabling livestock; penalty.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 3-1-11.1 (2017)
Section 3-1-11.1Killing or disabling livestock; penalty.

(a) Any person, who unlawfully, wantonly, or maliciously kills, disables, disfigures, destroys, or injures the livestock of another while the livestock is on the premises of the owner of the livestock or on the premises of a person having charge thereof shall be guilty of a Class C felony.

(b) In addition to being guilty of a Class C felony, any person who unlawfully, wantonly, or maliciously kills, disables, disfigures, destroys, or injures the livestock of another while the livestock is on the premises of the owner of the livestock, or on the premises of a person having charge thereof, shall be liable for damages sustained by the killing, disabling, disfiguring, or destroying of the livestock in an amount equal to double the value thereof.

(c) For purposes of this section, livestock is defined as equine or equidae, cows, swine, goats, and sheep.

(Acts 1993, No. 93-719, p. 1406, §§1-3; Act 2004-627, p. 1421, §1.)
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