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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 191 : CONTROL GENERALLY

Subchapter 002 : POUNDS AND IMPOUNDING

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 3482)
  • § 3482. Escapes and rescues

    If a beast escapes, or is unlawfully rescued from a pound, such beast may, within five days thereafter, be retaken wherever found and again impounded by the keeper of the pound, or by the person impounding it, and the beast shall be held for the payment of the fees and charges, as in this chapter provided. In case the beast was rescued with the knowledge and assent of the owner or keeper, it shall be held for the payment of the reasonable expense and trouble which accrues in retaking the same, to be paid to the poundkeeper, like other charges and expenses.