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Sec. 25. (a) Any stock found roving about in the enclosed area contrary to the laws or regulations of the association shall be taken up and impounded at the expense of the owner. The poundkeeper shall:
(1) if the owner is known, notify the owner, in writing, of the impounding of the stock; or
(2) if the owner is unknown, post for ten (10) days a written or printed description of the stock at the public gates of the association and three (3) other public places in the township where the fence is located.
(b) If, after the expiration of ten (10) days, the owner fails to reclaim and pay the expenses of keeping and posting the stock and the damages caused by the stock to any owner or occupant of land in the area, the stock shall, upon ten (10) days further notice, be sold to pay the expenses and damages.
(c) If, after payment for the stock, there is a remaining balance, the balance shall be deposited in the treasury of the association for the benefit of the owner. If no claim is made for the remaining balance for six (6) months, it shall vest in the association.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 32. Property § 32-26-1-25 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-32-property/in-code-sect-32-26-1-25/
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