2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:22-20 - Abandoning Disabled Animal To Die In Public Place; Disorderly Persons Offense

NJ Rev Stat § 4:22-20 (2016) What's This?

4:22-20. Abandoning disabled animal to die in public place; disorderly persons offense
4:22-20. a. A person who shall abandon a maimed, sick, infirm or disabled animal or creature to die in a public place, shall be guilty of a disorderly persons offense.

b. A person who shall abandon a domesticated animal shall be guilty of a disorderly persons offense. The violator shall be subject to the maximum $1,000 penalty.

Amended 1977,c.229,s.1; 1986,c.176; 1991,c.108,s.1.


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