1. The Laws of New York
  2. Unconsolidated Laws
  3. Lost and Strayed Animals 115/1894


Section 9 No title

Lost and Strayed Animals 115/1894 (LSA)

Any person or persons, who shall hinder or molest or interfere with any officer or agent of the department of health and mental hygiene of such city in the performance of any duty enjoined by this act, or who shall use a license tag on a dog for which it was not issued, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. Any person who for the purpose of participating in the "animal population control program" shall falsify proof of adoption from a pound, shelter, duly incorporated society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, humane society or dog or cat protective association or who shall furnish any licensed veterinarian of this state with inaccurate information concerning his or her residency or the ownership of an animal or such person's authority to submit an animal for a sterilization procedure established pursuant to section 17-812 of the administrative code of the city of New York and any veterinarian who shall furnish false information concerning an animal sterilization fee schedule or an animal sterilization certificate shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine of not more than two hundred fifty dollars where prosecuted pursuant to the penal law, or where prosecuted as an action to recover a civil penalty of not more than two hundred fifty dollars. Notices of violation may be issued pursuant to this act by any officer or agent of the department of health and mental hygiene of such city, or any other agency or entity designated by the commissioner of health and mental hygiene of such city, and such notices of violation shall be returnable to the environmental control board or to the health tribunal of the office of administrative trials and hearings of the city of New York.