Animals and Animal Husbandry

Damage by Animals

SECTION 4-14-5

§ 4-14-5. Sale of impounded animals.

If the owner of impounded beasts shall not, within ten (10) days after the impounding, pay and satisfy the damages appraised and the charges of impounding and feeding those beasts, or shall not replevy those beasts, the poundkeeper shall cause them to be sold by public auction in the city or town where they are impounded, first advertising the sale by giving personal notice to the owner of the beasts, if he or she be known, and if he or she be not known, by posting notices of the sale at least three (3) days before the sale in three (3) public places in the city or town in which the beasts are impounded.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 129, § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 155, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 185, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 642, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 4-14-5.)