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Prohibiting aged and deformed animals from running at large.

270.200. In all counties and townships that have adopted ormay hereafter adopt the provisions of this chapter, every owneror other person having the legal care of any domestic animal ofthe species enumerated in section 270.010, who shall knowinglyand purposely refuse to restrain the same from running at large,when its age, deformity, blindness or other infirmity wouldrender nugatory the law providing for the sale thereof to paycosts and damages to any party who might take up said animal,shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon convictionthereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than five normore than twenty dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jailfor a term not exceeding ten days.

(RSMo 1939 § 14483)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12817; 1919 § 3657; 1909 § 4862