Full Statute Name:  West's Annotated California Codes. Penal Code. Part 1. Of Crimes and Punishments. Title 14. Malicious Mischief. § 598. Birds in cemeteries; killing, trapping, destroying nests, etc.

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Primary Citation:  CA PENAL § 598 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  West's Ann. Cal. Penal Code § 598 Date Adopted:  1872
Summary:

This statute makes it unlawful within any public cemetery or burying-ground to kill, wound, or trap any bird, or destroy any bird's nest other than swallows' nests, or remove any eggs or young birds from any nest.

Statute Text: 

Every person who, within any public cemetery or burying-ground kills, wounds, or traps any bird, or destroys any bird's nest other than swallows' nests, or removes any eggs or young birds from any nest, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

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(Enacted 1872.)

 

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