Full Statute Name:  West's Florida Statutes Annotated. Title XLVI. Crimes (Chapters 775-899). Chapter 877. Miscellaneous Crimes. 877.16. Exhibition of deformed animals prohibited; penalty

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Primary Citation:  West's F. S. A. § 877.16 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2023 Alternate Citation:  FL ST § 877.16 Date Adopted:  1921 Historical: 
Summary: This law makes it illegal to exhibit any deformed, mutilated or disfigured animal for compensation.

Whoever shall exhibit for pay or compensation any crippled or physically distorted, malformed, or disfigured beast, bird, or animal in any circus, show, or similar place, or any other place to which an admission fee is charged, whoever knowingly advertises or knowingly causes to be advertised any such exhibition, and whoever solicits or procures the attendance of others at such exhibition with knowledge of the nature thereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.


Laws 1921, c. 8524, § 2; Comp.Gen.Laws 1927, § 7674; Laws 1971, c. 71-136, § 1124; Fla.St.1977, § 867.02.


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