TITLE 4
Animals and Animal Husbandry

CHAPTER 4-5
Tuberculosis Control

SECTION 4-5-3


§ 4-5-3 Condemnation of diseased animals.

If a tuberculin test indicates that an animal is affected with tuberculosis, or if, even though the animal fails to react to that test, the veterinarian shall condemn the animal as affected with tuberculosis, the animal shall at once be appraised under § 4-5-4 and killed in the presence of the director or veterinarian and the owner, or if the owner is not present, then in the presence of the person who has charge of the animal for the owner and its carcass shall be disposed of in a manner not to be detrimental to the public health.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 99, § 10; P.L. 1904, ch. 1156, § 1; P.L. 1906, ch. 1354, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 120, § 10; G.L. 1923, ch. 241, § 10; P.L. 1927, ch. 971, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 207, § 3; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 160; G.L. 1956, § 4-5-3.)