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Section 287.1011

WOLF-DOG CROSS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 246 of 2000


287.1011 Killing of wolf-dog cross by law enforcement officer or other person; conditions; liability.

Sec. 11.

  (1) A law enforcement officer or other person may kill a wolf-dog cross if the person sees the wolf-dog cross attacking, injuring, or killing either of the following:
  (a) A human.
  (b) Livestock or poultry.
  (2) A law enforcement officer may kill a wolf-dog cross if the law enforcement officer sees the wolf-dog cross attacking, injuring, or killing wildlife.
  (3) A person is not liable in damages or otherwise for killing or attempting to kill a wolf-dog cross under subsection (1) or (2).
  (4) This act does not prohibit the owner of a wolf-dog cross, for which a permit has been issued if required under this act, from recovering by legal action against a law enforcement officer or other person the value of a wolf-dog cross illegally killed by that law enforcement officer or other person.
  (5) A wolf-dog cross's entry onto a field or enclosure that is owned by or leased by a person producing livestock or poultry constitutes a trespass, and the owner or person temporarily in possession of the wolf-dog cross is liable in damages.


History: 2000, Act 246, Imd. Eff. June 29, 2000




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