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The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 109 : FENCES AND FENCE VIEWERS

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 3807)
  • § 3807. Damage by straying animals

    When the lands of two or more individuals are so situated that none of them are compelled to make and maintain a fence on the dividing line between their land by reason of open or unoccupied lands or highways lying between, each owner or keeper shall be liable for the damages done on the occupied lands of others by an animal straying from his or her lands and being taken on such occupied lands. Such damages may be recovered in an action of tort on this statute.