2019 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, or Welfare
Chapter 62 - Animals
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 5-62-126. Acts of God - Emergency Conditions

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-62-126 (2019)

An owner of an animal or person in control of an animal is not guilty of either the offense of cruelty to animals, § 5-62-103, or the offense of aggravated cruelty to a dog, cat, or equine, § 5-62-104, if the owner of the animal or the person in control of the animal was reasonably precluded as the result of an act of God or emergency conditions from engaging in an act or omission that might prevent an allegation of the offense of cruelty to animals, § 5-62-103, or the offense of aggravated cruelty to a dog, cat, or equine, § 5-62-104.

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