2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:20-28 - Injuring animals trespassing for want of sufficient fence
4:20-28. Injuring animals trespassing for want of sufficient fence
An owner or possessor of land who is damaged for want of a lawful and sufficient fence and who shall hurt or cause any horses, cattle or sheep to be hurt, wounded, lamed, killed or destroyed, shall be liable to pay full damages to the owner of such animals, to be recovered, with costs, in an action at law in any court of competent jurisdiction.