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Stock Theft Act, 2000 (No. 4 of 2000).

Country/Territory
Lesotho
Document type
Legislation
Date
2000
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to make provision for the prevention of theft of stock and stock produce and for incidental matters.
Subject
Livestock
Keyword
Ownership Cattle
Geographical area
Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries, Southern Africa
Abstract

Section 3 prohibits the acquisition of stock or produce of which the ownership is uncertain. A person who owns or possesses stock shall register or cause to be registered the stock with his chief within seven days of being in possession of the stock. The chief shall ensure that the stock register states the particulars and identification marks of the stock (sect. 4).Section5 concerns the marking of stock. Section 6 prohibits the tampering with stock or produce. Section 7 concerns a written proof

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