39-3-101 Definitions. In this part, and in every law relating to or affecting animals, the words animal or dumb animal shall be held to include every living creature; the words torture, torment, or cruelty shall be held to include every act, omission, or neglect whereby unjustifiable physical pain, suffering, or death is caused or permitted;…
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This is part of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984, sections 33 and 34: Public Conveyances. An interesting discussion regarding this law (and a few others) can be found here.