Full Statute Name:  Maine Revised Statutes Annotated. Title 10. Commerce and Trade. Part 7. Liens. Chapter 607. Colts, Animals for Pasturage, Food and Shelter. § 3352. Pasturage, food and shelter

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Primary Citation:  10 M.R.S.A. § 3352 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  February, 2018 Alternate Citation:  ME ST T. 10 § 3352 Date Adopted:  1954
Summary:

This Maine law provides that a person who pastures, feeds, or shelters animals by contract or consent of the owner has a lien for the amount due. The lien may be enforced in the same manner as liens on goods in possession.

Statute Text: 

Whoever pastures, feeds or shelters animals by virtue of a contract with or by consent of the owner has a lien thereon for the amount due for such pasturing, feeding or sheltering, and for necessary expenses incurred in the proper care of such animals and in payment of taxes assessed thereon, to secure payment thereof with costs, to be enforced in the same manner as liens on goods in possession and choses in action. The court rendering judgment for such lien shall include therein a pro rata amount for such pasturage, feed and shelter provided by the lienor from the date of the commencement of proceedings to the date of said judgment.

Credits

R.S.1954, c. 178, § 67.

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