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The DC Code: § 22-1013 Definitions.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

In §§ 22-1001 to 22-1009, inclusive, and § 22-1011, the word "animals" or "animal" shall be held to include all living and sentient creatures (human beings excepted), and the words "owner," "persons," and "whoever" shall be held to include corporations and incorporated companies as well as individuals.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-813. 1973 Ed., § 22-813. DC CODE § 22-1013 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 23, 1871, Leg. Assem., p. 138, ch. 106, § 12; June 25, 1892, 27 Stat. 60, ch. 135, § 3.)