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West's Florida Statutes Annotated. Title XLVI. Crimes (Chapters 775-899). Chapter 877. Miscellaneous Crimes. 877.16. Exhibition of deformed animals prohibited; penalty

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Citation: FL ST 877.16

Citation: West's F.S.A. 877.16

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 02/2011

Summary:   This law makes it illegal to exhibit any deformed, mutilated or disfigured animal for compensation.

Statute in Full:

Whoever shall exhibit for pay or compensation any crippled or physically distorted, malformed, or disfigured beast, bird, or animal in any circus, show, or similar place, or any other place to which an admission fee is charged, whoever knowingly advertises or knowingly causes to be advertised any such exhibition, and whoever solicits or procures the attendance of others at such exhibition with knowledge of the nature thereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.


Laws 1921, c. 8524, § 2; Comp.Gen.Laws 1927, § 7674; Laws 1971, c. 71-136, § 1124; Fla.St.1977, § 867.02.


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