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West's New Mexico Statutes Annotated. Chapter 77. Animals and Livestock. Article 1. Dogs and Domesticated Animals.

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Citation: N. M. S. A. 1978, 77-1-12

Citation: NM ST 77-1-12


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Summary:  

This New Mexico statute provides that each municipality and each county shall make provision by ordinance for the seizure and disposition of dogs and cats running at large and not kept or claimed by any person on their premises provided that it does not conflict with state law.



Statute in Full:
Each municipality and each county shall make provision by ordinance for the seizure and disposition of dogs and cats running at large and not kept or claimed by any person on the person's premises; provided, however, that the ordinance does not conflict with the provisions of Chapter 77, Article 1B NMSA 1978.
 
CREDIT(S)

L. 1901, Ch. 105, § 5; L. 1973, Ch. 170, § 9; L. 1979, Ch. 194, § 4; L. 2009, Ch. 103, § 1, eff. June 19, 2009.

 



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