Public and Local Acts of the Legislature of the State of Michigan Volume 1

Public and Local Acts of the Legislature of the State of Michigan Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...shall be punished for every such offense in the manner provided in section one of this act. animals not Sec. 4. No railroad company, in the carrying or transporta to be con conflnedin tion of animals, shall permit the same to be confined in cars It. It. cars 28nhonr?1-n for ll longer period than twenty-eight consecutive hours, without unloading the same for rest, water, and feeding, for a period of at least five consecutive hours, unless prevented from so unloading by storm or other accidental causes. In estimating Exceptions, such confinement, the time during which the animals have been confined without such rest on connecting roads from which they are received shall be included, it being the intent of this act to prohibit their continuous confinement beyond the period of twenty-eight hours, except upon contingencies animals to hereinbefore stated. Animals so unloaded shall be properly be unloaded, ., . i rod, watered, fed, watered, and sheltered during such rest, by the owner or person having the custody thereof, or, in case of his default in so doing, then the railroad company transporting the same, at the expense of said owner or person in custody thereof; and said company shall in such case have a lien upon such animals for food, care, and custody furnished, and shall not be liable for any detention of such animals authorized by this act. Any Penalty for company, owner, or custodian of such animals who shall fail violation..... to comply with the provisions of this section shall, for each and every such offense, be liable for and forfeit and pay a penalty of not less than one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars: Provided however, That when animals shall be car-Proviso, ried in cars in which they can and do have proper food, water,show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236648625
  • 9781236648624