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25-218.  Diseased animals — Temporary quarantine — Notice. The representatives of the department of agriculture or division of animal industries of the state of Idaho, or any inspector or agent of the United States department of agriculture, animal and plant health inspection service, veterinary services shall have authority to quarantine temporarily, where found or in any convenient place nearby, any animals affected or infected with, or exposed to, the contagion or infection of any contagious, infectious or communicable disease. The establishment of any such temporary quarantine except the quarantine of domestic sheep, shall be immediately reported to the state division of animal industries; the temporary quarantine of domestic sheep shall be reported to the Idaho sheep and goat health board; and the state department of agriculture and state division of animal industries are hereby authorized and empowered to prescribe and enforce such rules and regulations as may be deemed necessary for the movement within the state, and the handling, method of treatment and disposition of such animals except domestic sheep, so temporarily quarantined. Such rules and regulations so made shall have the same effect as if contained in this act. Written notice of such quarantine shall be given to the owner or custodian of the quarantined animals, and it shall be unlawful to move, treat, test, dip or dispose of such animals except in accordance with said rules and regulations of said department and division.

[(25-218) 1921, ch. 35, sec. 2, p. 45; I.C.A., sec. 24-218; am. 1974, ch. 18, sec. 114, p. 364; am. 1993, ch. 16, sec. 14, p. 64; am. 2012, ch. 117, sec. 23, p. 330.]

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