Animals and Animal Husbandry

Animals at Large

SECTION 4-15-11

§ 4-15-11. Sale of unclaimed animals – Disposition of proceeds.

If the city or town treasurer finds the proceedings of the poundkeeper correct, he or she shall sell the animal at public auction, after giving reasonable notice of the sale, and shall, out of the proceeds of the sale, pay the incidental expenses of the sale, the cost of keeping the animal after the animal was delivered to him or her by the poundkeeper for sale, the expenses, charges and penalty, and in the order provided in this chapter, if the proceeds of the sale are not sufficient to pay all the expenses.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 128, § 9; G.L. 1909, ch. 154, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 184, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 641, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 4-15-11.)