Federal and State Laws
Michigan Compiled Laws Act 248 Of 1879 Animals Running At Large (433.51 - 433.63)
AN ACT to prevent animals from running at large in certain cities and villages within this state.
1879, Act 248, Eff. Aug. 30, 1879
Section 433.51 Animals Running At Large In Certain Cities And Villages; Seizure By Officers.
The owner of any cattle, horse, mule, sheep, swine, or goat shall not allow the animal to run at large in any public place...
Section 433.52 Pounds; Pound Masters, Appointments, Duties; Right To Seize And Impound Animals.
It is hereby made the duty of the common council or board of trustees of every such city or village to provide 1 or...
Section 433.53 Keeping Animal After Seizure; Complaint Against Owner; Summons; Show Cause Hearing; Sale Of Animal; Costs And Damages; Disposition Of Surplus.
Whenever any such officer or person shall seize and take into his or her possession any animal under the preceding sections, such animal shall...
Section 433.54 Demand And Claim By Owner Of Seized Or Impounded Animal; Payment Of Fees, Expenses, And Compensation.
The owner of any animal which shall have been seized or impounded under and pursuant to the foregoing provisions, may at any time before...
Section 433.55 Person Wilfully Causing Animal To Run At Large; Liability To Owner.
In case the animal so seized under the foregoing provisions of this act shall have been so running at large by the willful act...
Section 433.56 Appeals.
An appeal may be taken by either party who shall have appeared and contested in the proceeding to the circuit court for the county,...
Section 433.57 Animals Impounded; Feeding; Record, Contents, Inspection.
The pound-master or other person in charge of said pound shall purchase all necessary supplies for the sustenance of all animals impounded, and all...
Section 433.58 Replevin.
The provisions of this act shall not be construed to deprive the party claiming the ownership of said property from bringing his action in...
Section 433.61 Provisions Governing.
The distraining and impounding of animals under this act shall be governed by chapter 214 of the Compiled Laws of 1871, for “distraining and...
Section 433.62 City Attorney; Duty.
In all criminal matters under this act, it shall be the duty of the city attorney to appear before the magistrate entering [entertaining] the...
Section 433.63 Authority Under Mcl 433.14a Not Limited; Swine Running As Public Nuisance.
This act does not limit authority provided under section 4a of 1976 PA 328, MCL 433.14a, to kill swine running at large. Swine running...
Last modified: October 10, 2016