Section 2-15-160

Commissioner authorized to destroy animals or materials affected by or exposed to disease and indemnify owners thereof.

If it appears necessary for the arrest or eradication of any disease of animals to destroy animals affected by or exposed to or any material contaminated by or exposed to disease, the commissioner is authorized, in cooperation with the State Veterinarian, to indemnify the owner and destroy said animals or materials so affected and so exposed.

(Acts 1947, No. 694, p. 528, §17.)