Baby Chick Protection Act




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An Act to Prohibit the Display or Sale
of Artificially Coloured Living Chickens

Short title

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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