40-1-11.1. Seizure of fighting animals and related paraphernalia--Disposition. Any law enforcement officer making an arrest for a violation of § 40-1-10.1 shall take possession of all animals and all paraphernalia, implements, or other property or things used or employed, or about to be employed, in the violation of any of the provisions of § 40-1-10.1. The provisions of chapters 23A-35 and 23A-37 apply to the search and seizure of violations of § 40-1-10.1 and apply to the disposition of seized paraphernalia, implements, or other property or things used or employed, or about to be employed, in violation of § 40-1-10.1. For the purposes of this section, animals seized pursuant to a violation of § 40-1-10.1 are contraband and property of an illegal nature and may be destroyed pursuant to § 23A-37-9.
Source: SL 1985, ch 317, § 2; SL 2014, ch 194, § 12.
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