2006 Code of Virginia § 3.1-796.106:1 - Revocation of appointment of humane investigators

3.1-796.106:1. Revocation of appointment of humane investigators.

A. Upon a motion by the attorney for the Commonwealth, the circuit court thatappointed a humane investigator may revoke his appointment if he is no longerable to perform the duties of a humane investigator; has been convicted ofany felony, Class 1 misdemeanor, or a violation of any provision of thischapter or any other law regarding animals; or for good cause shown. Thecourt shall notify the administrative entity that oversees animal control inthe locality where the humane investigator was appointed of such revocation.

B. Any law-enforcement officer may investigate any allegation that a humaneinvestigator has violated this chapter and report his findings andrecommendations to the attorney for the Commonwealth.

(1998, c. 817; 1999, c. 376; 2003, c. 858.)

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