CHAPTER 37:02
CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   SECTION

   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Offences relating to cruelty to animals

   4.   Presumption

   5.   Destruction of animal

   6.   Disposal of animal

   7.   Summary compensation for damage done

   8.   Slaughter of injured animals

   9.   Custody of vehicles and animals

   10.   Summons

   11.   Inspection of premises

   12.   Arrest on suspicion

   13.   Costs against informer

Proc. 27, 1936,
Cap. 113, 1948,
Cap. 141, 1959,
L.N. 84, 1966.

An Act to make provision for the prevention of cruelty to animals.

[Date of Commencement: 8th May, 1936]

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Cruelty to Animals Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-

   "animal" means any horse, mare, gelding, bull, cow, ox, heifer, steer, calf, mule, ass, sheep, lamb, hog, pig, sow, goat, ostrich, dog, cat, or any other domestic animal, fowl or bird and includes any wild animal in a state of captivity;

   "owner", in addition to its ordinary meaning, includes any person having the charge, custody or control of any animal.

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