2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:19-8 - Failure To Kill Dog Found Worrying Livestock, Penalty

NJ Rev Stat § 4:19-8 (2016) What's This?

4:19-8. Failure to kill dog found worrying livestock, penalty
4:19-8. An owner or person harboring a dog which is found killing, worrying or wounding any sheep, lamb, domestic animal or poultry, who shall, after being informed thereof, fail to kill the dog within twenty-four hours after receiving such information, shall be liable, to any person who shall sue for the same, to a penalty of ten dollars ($10.00), to be recovered with costs by a civil action before the Superior Court and shall also pay triple damages for any injury done.

Amended 1953, c.5, s.48; 1991,c.91,s.173.


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