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West's Annotated California Codes. Penal Code. Part 1. Of Crimes and Punishments. Title 14. Malicious Mischief. 598. Birds in cemeteries; killing, trapping, destroying nests, etc.

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Citation: CA PENAL 598

Citation: West's Ann. Cal. Penal Code 598


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2012

Summary:   This statute makes it unlawful within any public cemetery or burying-ground to kill, wound, or trap any bird, or destroy any bird's nest other than swallows' nests, or remove any eggs or young birds from any nest.


Statute in Full:

Every person who, within any public cemetery or burying-ground kills, wounds, or traps any bird, or destroys any bird's nest other than swallows' nests, or removes any eggs or young birds from any nest, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

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(Enacted 1872.)

 



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