The Cattle-Trespass Act `1871An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Trespasses by Cattle.
List of Chapters & Sections
All sections1Title and extent2[Repealed.]3Interpretation clause4Establishment of pounds5Control of pounds6Appointment of pound-keepers. Pound-keepers may hold other offices. Pound-keepers to be public servants7To keep registers and furnish returns8To register seizures9To take charge of and feed cattle10Cattle damaging land11Cattle damaging public roads, canals and embankments12Fines for cattle impounded13Procedure when owner claims the cattle and pays fines and charges14Procedure if cattle be not claimed within a week15Delivery to owner disputing legality of seizure but making deposit16Procedure when owner refuses or omits to pay the fines and expenses17Disposal of fines, expenses and surplus proceeds of sale18[Repealed.]19Officers and pound-keepers not to purchase cattle at sales under Act20Power to make complaints21Procedure on complaint22Compensation for illegal seizure or detention23Recovery of compensation24Penalty for forcibly opposing the seizure of cattle or rescuing the same25Recovery of penalty for mischief committed by causing cattle to trespass26Penalty for damage caused to land or crops or public roads by pigs27Penalty on pound-keeper failing to perform duties28Application of fines recovered under section 25, 26 or 2729Saving of right to sue for compensation30Set-off31Power for State Government to transfer certain functions to local authority