2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 4 - ANIMALS
CHAPTER 8 - DOGS
ARTICLE 2 - DANGEROUS DOG CONTROL
§ 4-8-30 - Liability for damages

O.C.G.A. 4-8-30 (2010)
4-8-30. Liability for damages


It is the intent of the General Assembly that the owner of a dangerous dog or potentially dangerous dog shall be solely liable for any injury to or death of a person caused by such dog. Under no circumstances shall a local government or any employee or official of a local government which enforces or fails to enforce the provisions of this article be held liable for any damages to any person who suffers an injury inflicted by a dog that has been identified as being a dangerous dog or potentially dangerous dog or by a dog that has been reported to the proper authorities as being a dangerous dog or potentially dangerous dog or by a dog that a local government has failed to identify as a dangerous dog or potentially dangerous dog or by a dog which has been identified as being a dangerous dog or potentially dangerous dog but has not been kept or restrained in the manner described in subsection (b) of Code Section 4-8-25 or by a dangerous dog or potentially dangerous dog whose owner has not maintained insurance coverage or a surety bond as required in subsection (c) of Code Section 4-8-25.

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