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Section 287.1003

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


287.1003 Prohibited conduct; exception; rebuttable presumption in civil forfeiture proceeding; method of representation.

Sec. 3.

  (1) A person shall not do any of the following:
  (a) Possess a wolf-dog cross except in compliance with this act.
  (b) Breed a wolf-dog cross.
  (c) Subject to subsection (2), transfer ownership or possession of or receive a transfer of ownership or possession of a wolf-dog cross, with or without remuneration.
  (d) Subject to subsection (2), transfer ownership or possession of a canid, with or without remuneration, if the person has represented to the transferee that the canid is a wolf-dog cross or offer or advertise to transfer ownership or possession of a canid, with or without remuneration, representing the canid to be a wolf-dog cross.
  (e) Subject to subsection (2), receive a transfer or offer to receive a transfer of ownership or possession of a canid, with or without remuneration, if the owner of the canid has represented to the person that the canid is a wolf-dog cross.
  (2) Subsection (1)(c), (d), and (e) do not apply to the temporary transfer of possession of a wolf-dog cross under section 4(1)(a) or any other transfer of possession or ownership of a wolf-dog cross expressly authorized or required by this act.
  (3) In a civil forfeiture proceeding under this act, there is a rebuttable presumption that a canid is a wolf-dog cross if the current owner represents or has represented that the canid is a wolf-dog cross or if a previous owner transferred ownership or possession of the canid to the current owner, with or without remuneration, representing it to be a wolf-dog cross.
  (4) For the purposes of this section, a representation may be by advertisement, registration paper, or any other method.


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




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