Full Statute Name:  West's Revised Code of Washington Annotated. Title 60. Liens. Chapter 60.56. Agister and Trainer Liens. Agister and Trainer Liens--1909 Act. 60.56.025. Lien created for care of animal seized by law enforcement officer

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Primary Citation:  West's RCWA 60.56.025 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  March, 2018 Alternate Citation:  WA ST 60.56.025 Date Adopted:  1987
Summary:

This Washington law states that if a law enforcement officer authorizes removal of an animal pursuant to chapter 16.52 RCW, the person or entity receiving the animal and aiding in its care or restoration to health shall have a lien upon the animal for the cost of feeding, pasturing, and caring otherwise for the animal.

Statute Text: 


If a law enforcement officer authorizes removal of an animal pursuant to chapter 16.52 RCW, the person or entity receiving the animal and aiding in its care or restoration to health shall have a lien upon the animal for the cost of feeding, pasturing, and caring otherwise for the animal. The lien attaches on the date such costs are due and payable but are unpaid. Any such person is authorized to retain possession of the animal until such costs are paid or the lien expires, whichever first occurs.

CREDIT(S)

[1987 c 233 § 2.]

 
 

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