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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 9. ANIMALS GENERALLY [16301 - 19503]

  ( Division 9 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )
  

PART 1. ANIMALS AT LARGE [16301 - 17153]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )
  

CHAPTER 7. Estrays [17001 - 17128]

  ( Chapter 7 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Definitions and General Provisions [17001 - 17006]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

  
17006.  

Animals that are irremediably suffering from a serious illness or severe injury shall not be held for owner redemption or adoption. Newborn animals that need maternal care and have been impounded without their mothers may be euthanized without being held for owner redemption or adoption.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 752, Sec. 11. Effective January 1, 1999.)