Full Statute Name:  West's New Mexico Statutes Annotated. Chapter 77. Animals and Livestock. Article 1. Dogs and Domesticated Animals.

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Primary Citation:  N. M. S. A. 1978, § 77-1-12 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2014 Alternate Citation:  NM ST § 77-1-12 Date Adopted:  1901
Summary:

This New Mexico statute provides that each municipality and each county shall make provision by ordinance for the seizure and disposition of dogs and cats running at large and not kept or claimed by any person on their premises provided that it does not conflict with state law.

Statute Text: 
Each municipality and each county shall make provision by ordinance for the seizure and disposition of dogs and cats running at large and not kept or claimed by any person on the person's premises; provided, however, that the ordinance does not conflict with the provisions of Chapter 77, Article 1B NMSA 1978.
 
CREDIT(S)

L. 1901, Ch. 105, § 5; L. 1973, Ch. 170, § 9; L. 1979, Ch. 194, § 4; L. 2009, Ch. 103, § 1, eff. June 19, 2009.

 

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