Full Title Name:  Code of Federal Regulations. Title 25. Indians. Chapter I. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior. Subchapter B. Law and Order. Part 11. Law and Order on Indian Reservations[Change to “Courts of Indian Offenses and Law and Order Code” Effective Aug. 11, 2008]. Subpart D. Criminal Offenses. § 11.446 Cruelty to animals.

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Country of Origin:  United States Citation:  25 C.F.R. § 11.446 Agency Origin:  Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior Last Checked:  August, 2017 Date Adopted:  1993 Last Date Amended:  2008
Summary:

This regulation concerns acts of animal cruelty on Indian reservations or under the jurisdiction of tribal courts. According to § 11.446, a person commits a misdemeanor if he or she purposely or recklessly subjects any animal in his or her custody to cruel neglect; subjects any animal to cruel mistreatment; kills or injures any animal belonging to another without legal privilege or consent of the owner; or causes one animal to fight with another.


A person commits a misdemeanor if he or she purposely or recklessly:

(a) Subjects any animal in his or her custody to cruel neglect; or

(b) Subjects any animal to cruel mistreatment; or

(c) Kills or injures any animal belonging to another without legal privilege or consent of the owner.

(d) Causes one animal to fight with another.

SOURCE: 58 FR 54411, Oct. 21, 1993; 73 FR 39859, July 11, 2008, unless otherwise noted.

AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 301; R.S. 463, 25 U.S.C. 2; R.S. 465, 25 U.S.C. 9; 42 Stat. 208, 25 U.S.C. 13; 38 Stat. 586, 25 U.S.C. 200.

 

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