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:  West's Ann. Cal. Penal Code § 598 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  September, 2018 Alternate Citation:  CA PENAL § 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.

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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