Chapter 21: Crimes And Punishments


Article 43: Crimes Against The Public Morals

Statute 21-4313: Definitions. As used in this act [*], unless the context otherwise requires;

      (1)   "Animal" means every living vertebrate except a human being.

      (2)   "Farm animal" means an animal raised on a farm or ranch and used or intended for use as food or fiber.

      (3)   "Retailer" means a person regularly engaged in the business of selling tangible personal property, services or entertainment for use or consumption and not for resale.

      (4)   "Wild animal" means a living mammal or marsupial which is normally found in the wild state, but shall not include a farm animal.

      (5)   "Domestic pet" means any domesticated animal which is kept for pleasure rather than utility.

      History:   L. 1977, ch. 116, § 1; April 27.