183-21 Penalties. Any person who receives actual notice from the department that one or more cattle or horses belonging to such person have been found to be and are on any forest reserve, game management area, public hunting area, or natural area reserve referred to in section 183-19, excepting in the case of the owner of the land, and who fails or neglects within ten days after the receipt of the notice to remove the cattle or horses from any area or reserve, or to shoot or destroy the cattle or horses, shall be fined $10 for each animal belonging to the person thereafter found on any forest reserve, game management area, public hunting area, or natural area reserve and proven to have been thereon at the time of the service of the notice. If any cattle or horses are still found on any forest reserve, game management area, public hunting area, or natural area reserve, more than ten days after the notice has been served on the owner regarding those same cattle or horses, the department may remove, shoot, or destroy the cattle or horses without compensation to the owner. All cattle or horses found on any forest reserve, game management area, public hunting area, or natural area reserve shall be deemed prima facie to be the property of the person whose brand if any they bear. [L 1921, c 222, pt of 2; RL 1925, 586, subs 11; RL 1935, 194; RL 1945, 1029; RL 1955, 19-12; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, 22; am L 1961, c 132, 1; HRS 183-21; am L 1986, c 339, 10; am L 1988, c 337, 5]

 

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