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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 047 : FRAUDS

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 2012)
  • § 2012. Misrepresenting livestock

    (a) A person shall not make false or fraudulent representations for the purpose of obtaining a certificate of registration of an animal in a herd register or other register of a club, association, society, company, or corporation.

    (b) A person shall not make false or fraudulent representations for the purpose of transfer of such certificate of registration.

    (c) A person shall not fraudulently represent that an animal is a registered animal, or has been registered, with the intent that such representation shall be relied upon by another.

    (d)(1) A "person" under this section is a person as defined in 1 V.S.A. § 128.

    (2) A "registered animal" is an animal duly registered as a purebred in the official herd book or similar register of any recognized purebred registry association organized for the purpose of registering a particular breed of animals whose lineage has been established by registry records.

    (3) An animal has been "registered" when it qualifies as a registered animal as defined in subdivision (2) of this subsection.

    (e) A person who violates a provision of subsection (a), (b), or (c) of this section shall be fined not more than $300.00 and shall be liable civilly for damages. (Amended 1963, No. 81.)