2023 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 27 - Animal Fighting And Baiting Act
Section 16-27-50. Applicability of cruelty provisions; presumption of cruelty.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 16-27-50 (2023)

(A) The provisions of Section 47-1-150 apply to this chapter.

(B) For purposes of a hearing to determine whether the owner is able to provide adequately for the animal and is fit to have custody of the animal, any animal found to be owned, trained, possessed, purchased, sold, transported, or bred in violation of this chapter must be considered cruelly treated and the owner must be deemed unfit.

HISTORY: 1986 Act No. 491, Section 5; 2006 Act No. 345, Section 2, eff June 12, 2006.

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