Maine Revised Statutes

§1802. Condemnation of diseased animals

The commissioner may, when he deems it necessary, condemn and take possession of diseased or exposed domestic animals, or domestic animals suspected of being diseased or exposed, for diagnostic purposes, and may pay the owner for the same, health, condition and market value being considered. This condemnation shall not be considered licensing or an adjudicatory proceeding, as defined by the Maine Administrative Procedure Act. [1977, c. 694, §123 (NEW).]

1977, c. 694, §123 (AMD).