Michigan

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MI - Humane Slaughter - Chapter 287. Animal Industry. Humane Slaughter of Livestock.


A typical state law that imposes the requirements of humane slaughter upon the commercial operations of the state.  The law describes humane methods of slaughter, which include ritual slaughter methods.  It also makes the statement that no slaughterer, packer or stockyard operator shall shackle, hoist or otherwise bring livestock into position for slaughter by any method which shall cause injury or pain.  However, the director, by administrative order, may exempt from compliance with this act, for a period not to exceed 1 year after the effective date of this act, any slaughterer, packer or stockyard operator if he finds that an earlier compliance would cause such person an undue hardship.  Any person who violates any provision of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

MI - Habitat Protection - Wilderness, Wild, and Natural Areas (Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act)


These sections define, identify, and set guidelines for the protection of wilderness, wild, and/or natural areas.

MI - Habitat Protection - Chapter 324. Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act.


These sections describe prohibited acts as well as permissible uses of land designated as wetlands. Municipal and wetland ordinances are also described.

MI - Habitat Protection - Chapter 324. Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act.


These sections describe the necessity and process of obtaining a permit to build a marina, canal or any other project that affects any inland lake, stream or bottomland.

MI - Grosee Pointe Woods - Breed - Sec. 6-94. - Vicious dogs and other vicious animals prohibited.


The municipal code of Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, makes it unlawful for any person to own, harbor or keep any pit bull terrier (as defined in the law including certain mixed breed dogs). Any dog determined to be a pit bull terrier by a court shall be destroyed or removed from the city.

MI - Great Lakes - Chapter 324. Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act.


These sections describe the authorization of the compacts and the powers and duties of the commissioners of the Great Lakes compact commission and the Great Lakes Basin compact.

MI - Foxes - Chapter 324. Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act.


These sections lay out the regulations and prohibited acts with regard to foxes in captivity.

MI - Forfeiture - Chapter 750. Michigan Penal Code. The Michigan Penal Code


This statute provides that a person violating any of the animal cruelty statutes may be arrested without warrant, similar to the arrest of those found disturbing the peace.  Further, the official making the arrest has a duty to seize the animals involved and place them in the custody of the jurisdiction.

MI - Food animal - § 750.477a Sale of unlabelled horse and dog meat This Michigan statute makes it a misdemeanor for an individual to knowingly sell any horse or dog meat unless it is plainly labelled.
MI - Fishing - PaChapter 324. Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act.


These sections describe the regulation of commercial fishing including the licenses required and the daily reports of fisherman's catches.

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