2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:22-54 - Destruction Of Animals Found In Disabled Condition
4:22-54. Destruction of animals found in disabled condition
When an animal or creature is found on the highway or elsewhere, whether abandoned or not, in a maimed, sick, infirm or disabled condition, a court of competent jurisdiction or sheriff of the county, or agent of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, may appoint a suitable person to examine and destroy such animal or creature if unfit for further use.
Amended by L.1953, c. 5, p. 54, s. 85.
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