Full Statute Name:  West's North Carolina General Statutes Annotated. Chapter 130A. Public Health. Article 6. Communicable Diseases. Part 6. Rabies.

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Primary Citation:  NC ST § 130A-195 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2014 Alternate Citation:  N.C.G.S.A. § 130A-195 Date Adopted:  1983
Summary:

This North Carolina statute provides that when quarantine has been declared and dogs and cats continue to run uncontrolled in the area, any peace officer or Animal Control Officer shall have the right, after reasonable effort has been made to apprehend the animals, to destroy the uncontrolled dogs and cats and properly dispose of their bodies.

Statute Text: 

When quarantine has been declared and stray or feral animals continue to run uncontrolled in the area, any peace officer or Animal Control Officer shall have the right, after reasonable effort has been made to apprehend the animals, to destroy the stray or feral animals and properly dispose of their bodies.


CREDIT(S)

Added by Laws 1983, c. 891, § 2. Amended by S.L. 2009-327, § 10, eff. Oct. 1, 2009.

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