Full Statute Name:  Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976 Annotated. Title 50. Fish, Game and Watercraft. Chapter 11. Protection of Game. Article 4. Night Hunting, Harassment of Wildlife, Trespass Offenses. § 50-11-780. Dogs engaged in hunting not required to be constrained by leash.

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Primary Citation:  Code 1976 § 50-11-780 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  SD ST § 50-11-780 Date Adopted:  1993
Summary:

This South Carolina statute provides that no dog is required to be constrained by a leash while it is actually engaged in hunting game and under supervision. As used in this section "supervision" means that the owner of the dog or his designee is either in the vicinity of the dog or in the process of trying to retrieve the dog.

Statute Text: 

No dog is required to be constrained by a leash while it is actually engaged in hunting game and under supervision. As used in this section "supervision" means that the owner of the dog or his designee is either in the vicinity of the dog or in the process of trying to retrieve the dog.

HISTORY: [Derived from former § 50-11-150 (1985 Act No. 142, § 1)]; 1988 Act No. 561, § 1; 1993 Act No. 181, § 1262.

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