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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 008 : HUMANE AND PROPER TREATMENT OF ANIMALS

Subchapter 001 : CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 351b)
  • § 351b. Scope of subchapter

    This subchapter shall not apply to:

    (1) activities regulated by the Department of Fish and Wildlife pursuant to 10 V.S.A. Part 4;

    (2) scientific research governed by accepted procedural standards subject to review by an institutional animal care and use committee;

    (3) livestock and poultry husbandry practices for raising, management, and use of animals;

    (4) veterinary medical or surgical procedures; and

    (5) the killing of an animal as provided by 20 V.S.A. §§ 3809 and 3545. (Added 1997, No. 130 (Adj. Sess.), § 6.)