2020 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, or Welfare
Chapter 62 - Animals
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 5-62-109. Immunity — Veterinarians

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-62-109 (2020)
  1. (a) A licensed veterinarian or a person acting at the direction of a licensed veterinarian in Arkansas is:

    1. (1) Held harmless from either criminal or civil liability for any decision made or service rendered in conjunction with this subchapter; and

    2. (2) Immune from suit for his or her part in an investigation of cruelty to animals.

  2. (b) A veterinarian or person acting at the direction of a licensed veterinarian who participates or reports in bad faith or with malice is not protected under this subchapter.

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