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of the diseased flock; then he shall, within ten days from the day of inspection, commence the curing of same, and it shall be the duty of the inspector to inspect said flock every twenty days until the flock is found cured, for which he shall receive the same compensation as provided in section 12, and all persons who may be selected arbitrators under this act shall, in conjunction with such inspector, have like power.

SEC. 6. Every inspector shall keep a book, to be Inspection known as the “Inspection Record," in which he shall enter and record all his official acts and proceedings. Such record shall particularly show the name of the owner of every flock of sheep inspected, when the same was inspected, the result of such inspection, and all orders and directions made in relation thereto. Sec. 7. It shall be the duty of every sheep inspector, Annual

inspection, between the 15th day of May and the 15th day of August in each year, to make a careful inspection, to be known

a as the annual inspection, of every flock of sheep kept in his county, and determine whether or not such sheep are free from scab or other contagious disease.

SEC. 8. It shall further be the duty of every in- Inspection of spector, upon information and complaint made in writ-complaint. ing before any justice of the peace and filed with the inspector, setting forth that any flock of sheep, describing it, within the jurisdiction of such inspector, has the scab or any contagious disease, to forth with inspect such flock as to the truth of such complaint; and if upon inspection it shall be found such flock is inflicted with a contagious disease, the owner shall pay the expense of such inspection, otherwise the person lodging the complaint shall pay such costs, and shall be liable in a civil action therefor.

Sec. 9. Upon the arrival of any flock of sheep in any Sheep to be county in this state in which there is a sheep inspector, state.

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it shall be the duty of the inspector in such county, having knowledge of such arrival, to forth with inspect such flock as to whether or not it is free from scab, or other contagious disease. Provided, If the owner of such flock or his agent shall, immediately upon such arrival, report the same to the sheep inspector, and at the same time exhibit to such inspector the certificate of any duly appointed and qualified sheep inspector in the state, that such flock has been by him duly inspected within one month of such arrival and found free from every contagious disease, then such inspection shall not

be necessary. Requirements

Sec. 10. Upon inspecting any flock of sheep it shall be the duty of the inspector to require of the owner of such flock, or in his absence of his agent, true answers to the following questions: First. The name of the owner of such flock, his ear-mark and brand. Second. The increase of such flock by purchase or trade since the last inspection. Third. From whom such increase has been received. Fourth. From what county and state such increase cane. Fifth. Whether or not any part of them was, at the time inspected with the scab or any contagious disease, and if so, what disease. Such owner or agent, as the case may be, shall make true answers to all such questions, and subscribe the same and make oath thereto, all of which shall be entered in the inspector's record. The inspector shall have power and is hereby authorized to administer such oath.

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Sec. 11. If upon the inspection of any flock of sheep inspection of the inspector shall find the same or any part thereof

infected with the scab or any contagious disease, it shall be his duty at once to define, limit and restrict the range and feeding grounds of such flock, as authorized in section five of this act. The inspector shall at

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the time of making any order or direction authorized by this act, enter the same in full in his inspection record, and shall at once make out in writing a true copy thereof, and deliver the same to the owner interested, or in his absence to his agent in charge of such flock of sheep, and the owner of said sheep and all persons under him shall fully comply with the terms of the copy so served; Provided, If the owner of such sheep, or the person so served with such copy, shall consider the terms thereof unreasonable, he may, within twenty-four hours after receiving the same, so notify the inspector in writing, naming therein some disinterested person, being the owner of one hundred sheep or more, arbitrator, to act in review on all matters contained in such order and copy, which person with the inspector shall without delay select some other like person, and the two thus chosen with the inspector shall forthwith make such orders and directions, authorized in section five of this act, as to them may seem reasonable and just, and their action in the premises shall be final. Every order and direction shall be entered in full on the inspector's record and be signed by the arbitrators and inspector making the same, and a true copy thereof served without delay on the owner interested or his agent in charge.

Sec. 12. The inspector and arbitrators shall receive Fees. for their services the following fees and no more, which shall be paid by the owner of the flock inspected, except as otherwise provided in this act: The inspector shallreceive for each flock inspected at each annual inspection the sum of one dollar, and in addition thereto the sum of ten cents for every hundred sheep inspected, or fractional part thereof, to be paid by the owner of the flock inspected. For every other inspection, the sum of three dollars per day for each day necessarily

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Care of dis eased sheep.

employed in such duty. Each arbitrator shall receive three dollars per day for each day necessarily employed in their duties.

Sec. 13. Any person who shall fail to comply with or snal disregard any order or directions made by any inspector and arbitrators, under the provisions of this act, shall upon conviction be fined in any sum not less than one hundred dollars.

Sec. 14. Any person or persons owning or keeping any flock or herd of sheep, any portion of which flock or herd is diseased with the scab or other contagious disease, shall be liable to any person damaged thereby in double the amount of damage such person may sustain by reason of such flock or herd or any part thereof being moved or allowed-to stray from the premises of the owner of such flock.

SEC. 15. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons having a flock or herd of sheep, any portion of which is infectel with the scab or any infectious or contagious disease, to allow such flock or herd or any part thereof to stray or be driven upon the grounds of another without the consent of the occupant thereof in writing, or to allow any such flock or any part thereof to come in contact, off his premises, with the sheep of any other person. Every person so offending shall be fined in any sum not less than five dollars. nor more than one hundred dollars.

Sec. 16. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to bring into this state from without the state any sheep infected with the scab or any contagious disease. Every person so offending shall upon conviction thereof be fined in any sum not less than fifty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, or imprisoned in the county jail not less than one month nor more than three months, or both at the discretion of the court.

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SEC. 17. Every person or persons, being the owner Brands and of any sheep, shall cause such sheep, and all of them six months old and upwards, to be suitably branded and ear-marked, and so kept branded and ear-marked, which brand and ear-mark shall be made of record in the office of the county clerk of the county in which such sheep are kept. Every person failing to comply with the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not less than five nor more than fifty dollars.

Sec. 18. No property shall be exempt from sale Not exempt under execution issued upon any judgment obtained under any of the provisions of this act.

Approved February 28th, A.D. 1883.

CHAPTER VII.

AN ACT regulating voluntary assignments for the benefit of cred

itors, proceedings thereunder, and to prevent the fraudulent violation of the same.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Nebraska:

of.

SECTION 1. That no voluntary assignment for the condition

precedent. benefit of creditors hereafter made shall be valid unless the same shall be made in conformity to the terms of this act. Sec. 2. Every such assignment shall be of all the shall consist

. property, real and personal, of the assignor or assignors therein named, wherever situated, except so much thereof as may be exempt from levy and sale on execution under the general laws of the state.

SEC. 3. Real estate so assigned shall be described in Describing the deed of assignment in such manner as would be

real estate.

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