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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE VII CITIES, TOWNS AND DISTRICTS
  • CHAPTER 49 FENCES, FENCE VIEWERS, POUNDS AND FIELD DRIVERS

Section 1 - Fence viewers; appointment; tenure

Section 2 - Definition of fences

Section 3 - Maintenance of partition fences

Section 4 - Failure to maintain partition fence; proceedings by adjoining occupant

Section 5 - Remedy for repair of deficient fence

Section 6 - Disputes regarding repairs; arbitration

Section 7 - Remedy for repair of deficient fence assigned by fence viewers

Section 8 - Remedy for repairing more than just share of partition fence

Section 9 - Construction and maintenance of fences between lands divided by a river

Section 10 - Fences on lands owned in severalty and occupied in common; construction

Section 11 - Maintenance of fences surrounding land laying common

Section 12 - Purchase of rights in fence

Section 13 - Enclosing of formerly unenclosed land; liability of owner; exception

Section 14 - Boundary disputes

Section 15 - Rebuilding of fence on true boundary; duties of adjoining owners

Section 16 - Fence viewers; jurisdiction where fence is on town boundary

Section 17 - Water fences

Section 18 - Fence viewers; powers

Section 19 - Penalty for misfeasance

Section 20 - Fees

Section 21 - Fences deemed a private nuisance; right of action

Section 22 - Pounds; establishment; appointment of keeper

Section 23 - Pounds; penalty for injuring

Section 24 - Duties of field driver; taking up untended animals

Section 25 - Duties of keeper; impounding of untended animals

Section 26 - Fees of field driver and pound keeper

Section 27 - Payment of fees

Section 28 - Use of premises of field driver for keeping impounded animals; conditions

Section 29 - Remedies for damage done by untended animals

Section 30 - Care of distrained animals

Section 31 - Duties of distrainor

Section 32 - Release of distrained animals; conditions

Section 33 - Notice of impounding

Section 34 - Publication of notice of impounding

Section 35 - Determination of amount of damages in dispute

Section 36 - Procedure for settlement of claim

Section 37 - Sale of animals to satisfy claim

Section 38 - Disposition of proceeds

Section 39 - Escaped or rescued animals; right to retake

Section 40 - Penalty for rescuing distrained animals

Section 41 - Rights of owner in distress proceedings

Section 42 - Repealed, 1963, 185