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Act 66 of 1959
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Act 66 of 1959

AN ACT to prohibit the running at large on or the grazing upon any land owned by or under the control of the department of natural resources and environment, by cattle, horses, sheep, and swine; to provide for the enforcement of this act; and to prescribe penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act.

History: 1959, Act 66, Eff. Mar. 19, 1960 ;-- Am. 2010, Act 70, Imd. Eff. May 13, 2010

© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 322.581SectionDefinitions; running at large or grazing by animal; permit; running at large by swine as public nuisance.
Section 322.582SectionAnimal found grazing or running at large; possession by director; liability.
Section 322.583SectionSeizure of animals; care while impounded.
Section 322.584SectionNotice of impounding; posting; contents.
Section 322.585SectionAuction; notice; posting.
Section 322.586SectionClaim of ownership of impounded animal; payment.
Section 322.587SectionEscape of impounded animal; retaking.
Section 322.588SectionAnimals impounded; unlawful interference, misdemeanor.
Section 322.589SectionAnimals impounded; sale; disposition of proceeds; claim by owner.
Section 322.590SectionCriminal liability of owner.
Section 322.591SectionPermits; sale; terms and conditions.
Section 322.592SectionKilling of swine running at large; authority not limited.
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