Baby Chick Protection Act
REVISED STATUTES, 1989
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An Act to Prohibit the Display or Sale
of Artificially Coloured Living Chickens
1 This Act may be cited as the Baby Chick Protection Act. R.S.,
c. 29, s. 1.
Offence and penalty
2 Every person who displays, sells, barters, gives or offers to sell,
barter or give a living chicken under two months of age that has been
dyed, coloured or otherwise treated so as to impart to it an artificial
colour is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine
not exceeding one hundred dollars or to imprisonment for not more than
thirty days or to both. R. S., c. 29, s. 2.
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