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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 008 : HUMANE AND PROPER TREATMENT OF ANIMALS

Subchapter 009 : USE OF DRUGS IN ANIMALS IN LIVESTOCK COMPETITIONS

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 391)
  • § 391. Definitions

    In addition to those definitions set forth in section 351 of this title, the following words shall have the following definitions:

    (1) "Animal pulling contest" means a pulling contest in which weights are pulled by animals for competitive purposes.

    (2) "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets or a designee.

    (3) "Competitive event" means pulling contests, trail rides, shows, and any other competition for premiums or prizes involving animals.

    (4) "Drug" means those substances identified under 18 V.S.A. § 4051(5).

    (5) "Owner" means any person, partnership, or corporation having title to animals in any competitive event.

    (6) "Superintendent" means any individual designated to control animals during any livestock competition. (Added 1989, No. 270 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003.)