Section 11-12-1

Indemnification of owners for injuries, etc., caused by dipping of cattle - Authorized.

The county commission may, in its discretion, indemnify from the funds of such county the owners of cattle for injuries, damages, or deaths caused by the dipping of such cattle in compliance with the laws of the state and the rules and regulations of the State Board of Agriculture and Industries; provided, that such injuries, damages, or deaths have been caused by the failure or negligence of the regularly qualified inspector commissioned by the State Board of Agriculture and Industries to see that the arsenical solution used in the dipping vat is not over the standard of strength recommended by the United States Bureau of Animal Industry or the State Board of Agriculture and Industries or by any negligence on the part of any officer or employee of the state or the State Board of Agriculture and Industries and when the negligence of the owner or person in charge of such cattle has not contributed to the injury, damage, or death.

(Acts 1919, No. 732, p. 1082; Code 1923, §6790; Code 1940, T. 12, §111.)