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40-1-34Disposition of impounded animals.

An animal impounded under this chapter shall, within reasonable time at the direction of the board, any agent or officer of a humane society, or any peace officer be disposed of by:

(1)    Returning to the owner or caretaker;

(2)    Transferring ownership to a humane society as described in chapter 40-2;

(3)    Euthanizing;

(4)    Sold through public auction;

(5)    Transferring ownership to a suitable caretaker or facility as prescribed in rule by the board; or

(6)    Any other disposition as determined by the board, any agent or officer of a humane society, or any peace officer in accordance with rules promulgated pursuant to § 40-1-25.

Source: SL 1991, ch 331, § 34.

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