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West's Annotated California Codes. Penal Code. Part 1. Of Crimes and Punishments. Title 14. Malicious Mischief. 597v. Newborn dog or cat; methods of killing

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Citation: CA PENAL 597v

Citation: West's Ann. Cal. Penal Code 597v


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2012

Summary:   The statute prohibits the killing of a newborn dog or cat whose eyes have not yet opened by any other method than by the use of chloroform vapor or by inoculation of barbiturates.


Statute in Full:

No person, peace officer, officer of a humane society, or officer of a pound or animal regulation department of a public agency shall kill any newborn dog or cat whose eyes have not yet opened by any other method than by the use of chloroform vapor or by inoculation of barbiturates.

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(Added by Stats.1972, c. 887, p. 1583, § 2. Amended by Stats.1978, c. 1146, p. 3513, § 5; Stats.1998, c. 751 (S.B.1659), § 5.)

 



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