Animals and Animal Husbandry

Damage by Animals

SECTION 4-14-4

§ 4-14-4. Notice to owner of impoundment.

Whenever beasts are impounded, the poundkeeper shall, within forty-eight (48) hours, give notice, in writing, to the owner, if the owner is known to him or her and resides within six (6) miles from the pound. The notice shall be delivered to the owner or left at his or her place of abode, and shall contain a description of the beasts and a statement of the time and cause of impounding and in case the owner is not known, or resides more than six (6) miles from the pound, the person impounding shall post the notice in three (3) public places in the town in which the beasts are impounded.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 129, § 3; G.L. 1909, ch. 155, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 185, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 642, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 4-14-4.)