Section 3-2-2

Notification of Department of Agriculture and Industries as to seizure; lien of seizor for costs of keeping animal, etc.

(a) Within five days after taking up an estray, notice of the seizure of such estray shall be furnished to the Department of Agriculture and Industries, accompanied by a complete description of the animal together with the time and place of seizure and the name and address of the seizor. The animal shall be described in such notice by kind, size, sex, markings, brands, color, stature and age.

(b) The seizor shall have a lien on the animal for the cost of keeping it and for the amount of any reasonable damages he may have suffered as a result of the animal being upon his premises.

(Acts 1959, No. 258, p. 821, 2.)