§146-21  Retention of the hide of butchered calf, heifer, cow, steer, and bull; subject to public inspection.  Every person slaughtering a calf, heifer, cow, steer, and bull butchered for purposes of human consumption shall, for a period of two weeks after the killing of a calf, heifer, cow, steer, and bull, retain the hide of the same and allow any interested person, in the usual business hours during that period, to inspect the same; provided that disposition may be made of a hide within the period aforesaid upon receipt from the officer in charge of recording brands of written permission so to do; provided further that the retention of hides shall not be required if the purpose of the slaughter is for personal consumption.  For the purpose of this section, "personal consumption" means for one's own use or for use by one's family. [L 1923, c 7, §1; RL 1925, §4188; am imp L 1932 1st, §1; RL 1935, §5980; RL 1945, §11380; am L 1953, c 244, §1; RL 1955, §290-1; HRS §146-21; am L 1986, c 163, §1]


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  Brands, see chapter 142, pt II.