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Wyoming Statutes Title 11. Agriculture, Livestock and Other Animals § 11-28-103. Constructing of unlawful wire fence;  liability and penalty;  reconstruction required;  penalty for failure

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(a) Any person who constructs or maintains any unlawful wire fence contrary to this chapter, is liable in a civil action for all damages to animals that may occur by reason of the unlawful enclosure.  The owner of any unlawful wire fence is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more than twenty-five dollars ($25.00), and for each subsequent offense the fine shall not be less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00).

(b) The owner of any unlawful wire fence shall, within thirty (30) days after conviction, reconstruct the wire fence into a lawful wire fence.  If he fails or refuses to do so, the owner is guilty of a separate offense and on conviction thereof, shall be punished as provided in subsection (a) of this section.  Each period of thirty (30) days thereafter that the owner refuses or neglects to reconstruct the unlawful fence is a separate offense and the owner is subject to like punishment.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Wyoming Statutes Title 11. Agriculture, Livestock and Other Animals § 11-28-103. Constructing of unlawful wire fence;  liability and penalty;  reconstruction required;  penalty for failure - last updated December 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wy/title-11-agriculture-livestock-and-other-animals/wy-st-sect-11-28-103/


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