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347.56 Destruction of dog in certain circumstances.

Notwithstanding sections 347.51 to 347.55, a dog that inflicted substantial or great bodily harm on a human being on public or private property without provocation may be destroyed in a proper and humane manner by the animal control authority. The animal control authority may not destroy the dog until the dog owner has had the opportunity for a hearing before an impartial decision maker.

The definitions in section 347.50 and the exemptions under section 347.51, subdivision 5, apply to this section.

HIST: 1Sp2001 c 8 art 8 s 22

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