New York Agriculture & Markets Law

Sec. § 358
Selling Disabled Horses

It shall be unlawful for any person holding an auctioneer’s license knowingly to receive or offer for sale or to sell at public auction, other than at a sheriff’s or judicial sale under a court order, any horse which by reason of debility, disease or lameness, or for any other cause, could not be worked in this state without violating the law against cruelty to animals. Any person violating any provision of this section shall be punishable by a fine of not less than five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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