||176 COMPILED LAWS OF UTAH. I-Lawful fence 'defined. By vote at county court, declare by vote of two-thirds of its legal vot- election called . J ' . £ . J> for that pur- ers in favor of fencing their farms, lots or yards, and allow- pose, fences 4 ¦ may be buiit mg their stock to run at large, or who have so declared by and stock run ° o j j at large. vote. In such case, the first section of this act shall be inoperative, during any period decided upon by such vote : Provided, the stock owned in any such county or specified region thereof, shall be liable for all damages they may do to any crops growing in an adjoining county, or part of a county, that may not have declared by vote its exemption from the provisions of the first section of this act. (399.) Sec. 4. All fence four and a half feet high, in good repair, consisting of rails, poles, boards, stone, or other suitable material, and all fence of any description whatever, which shall, in the judgment of two or more fence viewers be equal thereto, shall be deemed a lawful fence; and all animals breaking over or through such lawful fence, shall be held liable for all damages. (400.) Sec. 5. Any person or persons, who shall throw &0wn fence or open bars or gates into any enclosure other ^an theiv own or *n^° any **e^ owne(i by joint occupancy, and leave the same open, shall be deemed guilty of trespass, and on conviction thereof, shall be liable to the owners of trespassing stock for all damages thereby sustained, and may be fined in any sum not exceeding five dollars. (401.) Sec. 6. When two or more persons shall agree to fence in a joint enclosure, or to build a division fence or fences, each party shall be required to build his portion of lawful fence, according to the amount of land enclosed, and keep the same in repair, and if either party shall neglect or refuse so to do, he shall be liable, to the owners of trespassing stock, for all damage done in consequence of said neglect. trespass. Proportion of division fence to toe built by each joint owner.