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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Chapter 151_page_213
Description LAWS OF UTAH. 213 away within ten days days thereafter, said anmial will be forwarded to the County Poundkeeper. Sec. 6.-Each Precinct Pounkeeper shall receive and rile all bills of damage duly presented and enter the amounts in the Pound Book, which shall be open to the inspection of the public; he shall not deliver any animal to the owner until all costs and damages are paid or satisfactorily arranged for; he shall forward to the County Poundkeeper all animals remaining unclaimed or not taken away within fourteen days from commitment, with the bill ©f costs and damages on each animal, and shall semi-annually collect and forward all strays within his precinct to the County Pound-keepers. Sec. 7.-The County poundkeeper is to receive and receipt for all animals deliv-to him by Precinct Poundkeepers or other persons, to enter upon his registry when said animal or animals were received,from what pound or person,amount of damages and costs, together with a full and complete description of each animal, including approximate age, marks and brands. Sec. 8.-Each County Poundkeeper shall provide forage or pasturage, or place said animals in the care of a responsible person, and forthwith advertise them for sale in three consecutive numbers of some newspaper having a general circulation, which advertisement shall be posted up in three public places in the county, and shall contain the description of each animal, as recorded in his registry, stating the time and place of sale and that, if not claimed and taken away within thirty days from the date of advertisement, he will expose them at public sale and sell them to the highest responsible bidder; the proceeds of said sale, after deducting costs and damage, he shall pay into the County Treasury, subject to the orders of the owners of said animals, if applied for within six months from the date of sale; if not applied for by the owners within that time, the Treasurer shall pass the same to the credit of the Common Schools in his county, to be drawn and applied under the direction of the County School Superintendent. Sec. 9.-The County Poundkeeper shall register the disposal of all animals and the amount sold for, the total amount of cost and damage, and report his proceedings to the County Court semi-annually, or oftener if required by said Court, and shall deliver to his successor in office all books, papers and other property belonging to his office and take duplicate receipts therefor, one of "-which shall be deposited with the County Clerk. Sec. 10.-AH damages done by any animal- trespassing shall be forthwith appraised by any disinterested voter, who may make a reasonable charge for his services. Said appraisal shall set forth, in writing, the time and place of the damage, the name of the pergon aggrieved and, if known, the name of the owner of the animal, and, so far as maybe, the kind and decription of the animal, which amount, if not paid or satisfactorily arranged for by the owner, or if, the owner be not known, shall, together with the animal, be placed in the charge of the Precinct Poundkeeper: Provided, that the ownerwif he deems the appraisal too high, may choose another appraiser who, with the first, may make a new appraisal; or, when they cannot agree, they two may choose a third appraiser, and an appraisal by the two or by the three, as the case may be, shall be.final. Sec. 11.-Any animal found trespassing may be taken up by any person, and if the owner cannot be found, or, if found, shall refuse to pay all cost and damage, said animal shall be forthwith taken to the precinct or County Pound and delivered to the keeper thereof. Sec. 12.-Any person, other than a Poundkeeper, taking up an animal under the provisions of this Act and retaining it more than three days, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars for each animal so retained, and to lose all damages that may have accrued thereon. Sec. 13.-Any person taking his own stock or that of any other person out of the custody of any person holding the same for damage done by it, or out of any pound by stealth or by force, or shall interrupt or hinder any one while in the discharge of hi3 duty under this Act, may be fined in any sirm not exceeding one hundred dollars at the discretion of any court having jurisdiction. Sec. 14.-Fees for impounding shall not exceed one dollar a head for horses, mules, cattle, swine, or goats, nor ten cents for sheep, one half of which shall be paid into the County Treasury; fees for registry shall not exceed twenty-five cents a head for horses or cattle kind, and not more than ten cents for sheep, goats or swine; fees for advertising may be charged twenty-five per cent, additional to the price charged by the publisher; fees for keeping animals shall be governed by the price of forage at the time and place, as well as the price that may be demanded forpasturage or herding; fees for making inquiries for owners and driving and deliverihg animals to the County Poundkeeper may be charged at the discretion of said Poundkeeper, but shall not exceed a fair compensation for time and expenses. Sec. 15.-Each County and Precinct Poundkeeper is hereby required to keep a
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717175
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717175