Full Statute Name:  New Jersey Statutes Annotated. Title 4. Agriculture and Domestic Animals. Chapter 19. Dogs, Taxation and Liability for Injuries Caused by. Article 1. Taxes and Use Thereof; Injuries to Animals and Poultry. 4:19-9. Right to destroy offending dogs.

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Primary Citation:  NJ ST 4:19-9 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2014 Alternate Citation:  NJSA 4:19-9 Date Adopted:  1922
Summary:

This New Jersey statute provides that a person may humanely destroy a dog in self defense, or which is found chasing, worrying, wounding or destroying any sheep, lamb, poultry or domestic animal.

Statute Text: 

A person may humanely destroy a dog in self defense, or which is found chasing, worrying, wounding or destroying any sheep, lamb, poultry or domestic animal.

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

1998 Main Volume

Source: L.1922, c. 149, § 3, p. 261 [1924 Suppl. § 7-86c], L.1926, c. 34, § 4, p. 66.

 

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