Criminal Offenses

Fraud and False Dealing

SECTION 11-18-28

§ 11-18-28. False animal registrations and pedigrees.

Every person who by any false pretense shall obtain from any club, association, society, or company for improving the breed of cattle, horses, sheep, swine, or other domestic animals, the registration of any animal in the herd register or other register of the club, association, society or company, or who knowingly shall obtain a transfer of that registration, and every person who shall knowingly give a false pedigree of any animal, upon conviction, shall be punished by imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500), or both.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 279, § 19; G.L. 1909, ch. 345, § 19; G.L. 1923, ch. 397, § 19; G.L. 1938, ch. 608, § 19; G.L. 1956, § 11-18-28.)