TITLE 4
Animals and Animal Husbandry

CHAPTER 4-13
Dogs

SECTION 4-13-33


§ 4-13-33 Agent of society for prevention of cruelty as special constable.

The board of police commissioners of any city, and the city council and town council of any city or town where there is no board of police commissioners, may appoint an agent of the Rhode Island society for the prevention of cruelty to animals as special constable or officer to enforce this chapter, and when appointed that agent shall have all the authority and power and be subject to all the duties and liabilities imposed upon special officers by this chapter. The general agent or any special agent of The Rhode Island society for the prevention of cruelty to animals shall have the authority to enforce this chapter whenever any violation of this chapter comes to the attention of that general agent or special agent.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 141, § 20; P.L. 1927, ch. 1037, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 639, § 36; G.L. 1956, § 4-13-33; P.L. 1986, ch. 429, § 4.)