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Indiana Code Title 15. Agriculture and Animals § 15-20-1-3

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Sec. 3. (a) If a dog, without provocation, bites a person:

(1)?who is acting peaceably; ?and

(2)?who is in a location where the person may be required to be in order to discharge a duty imposed upon the person by:

(A)?the laws of Indiana;

(B)?the laws of the United States; ?or

(C)?the postal regulations of the United States;

the owner of the dog is liable for all damages suffered by the person bitten.

(b)?The owner of a dog described in subsection (a) is liable for damages even if:

(1)?the dog has not previously behaved in a vicious manner; ?or

(2)?the owner has no knowledge of prior vicious behavior by the dog.

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