Full Statute Name:  Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated. Chapter 750. Michigan Penal Code. Michigan Penal Code. Chapter LXIV. Poisons. § 750.437 Exposing poisonous substances where liable to be eaten by beasts

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Primary Citation:  M.C.L.A. 750.437 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2018 Alternate Citation:  Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. § 750.437 (West) Date Adopted:  1931
Summary: This Michigan statute makes a person liable and guilty of a misdemeanor if any animal on the person's property is exposed to or consumes a known poisonous substance. The statute makes an exception for poisons that are mixed only with vegetables or poisons for the destruction of predatory or dangerous prowling animals.
Sec. 437. Exposing poisonous substances where liable to be eaten by beasts--Any person who shall expose any known poisonous substance, whether mixed with meat or other food or not, so that the same shall be liable to be eaten by any horses, cattle, dogs or other beasts of another, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor: Provided, That it shall not be unlawful to expose on one's own premises common rat poisons mixed only with vegetable substances, nor for any person to expose on his own premises, not within the limits of any incorporated city or village, poisons for the destruction of predatory or dangerous prowling animals.
 
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Source:

P.A.1931, No. 328, § 437, Eff. Sept. 18.

C.L.1948, § 750.437.

C.L.1970, § 750.437.

Prior Laws:

P.A.1895, No. 145, § 1.

C.L.1897, § 11598.

C.L.1915, § 15353.

C.L.1929, § 17000.
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