TITLE 4
Animals and Animal Husbandry

CHAPTER 4-14
Damage by Animals

SECTION 4-14-2


§ 4-14-2 Animals breaking into enclosure – Action for damages – Impoundment.

If any neat-cattle, horses, sheep, or hogs breaks through a lawful fence into the enclosure of any person, the person aggrieved may recover his or her damages either by action against the owner of the trespassing beasts or by impounding the beasts.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 129, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 155, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 185, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 642, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 4-14-2.)