Statutes / Laws

Navigation

Full Site Search

Loading...

The navigation select boxes below will direct you to the selected page when you hit enter.

Topical Explanations

Primary Legal Materials

Select by Subject

Select by Species

Select Administrative Topic


World Law

Secondary Legal Materials

Great Apes and the Law

Great Apes and the Law

Maps of State Laws

Map of USA
Share |
Michigan

Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated. Chapter 750. Michigan Penal Code. The Michigan Penal Code. Chapter IX. Animals. 750.52. Duty of public officers

Statute Details
Printable Version
Citation: M.C.L.A. 750.52

Citation: MI ST 750.52


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 01/2014

Summary:   This statute provides that it is the duty of the officials involved in animal cruelty investigations to arrest and prosecute those committing the offenses where there is knowledge or reasonable notice of the acts.  The failure or neglect by an officer involved to do so may result in a misdemeanor.


Statute in Full:

750.52. Duty of public officers

Sec. 52. It shall also be the duty of all sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, constables, policemen and public officers, to arrest and prosecute all persons of whose violation of the provisions of the preceding sections of this chapter they may have knowledge or reasonable notice, and for each neglect of such duty, the officer so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.

Source:
P.A.1931, No. 328, § 52, Eff. Sept. 18.
C.L.1948, § 750.52.
C.L.1970, § 750.52.

 



Top of Page
Share |