§ 1A.2.

DEFINITIONS

As used in this Chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings indicated herein:

“Animal” shall mean any member of any species of the animal kingdom.

“Animal sacrifice” shall mean the intentional killing or maiming of any animal in a ritual, which killing or maiming is committed not in accordance with State and federal humane slaughter laws and which is not primarily for consumption as food.

“Ritual slaughter” shall mean the preparation and killing of any animal for consumption as food in compliance with the State Kosher Food Law (Penal Code Section 383b), or any other applicable kosher slaughter statute.

“Slaughter” shall mean the killing of any animal by any person, group, firm or corporation for consumption as food in accordance with State and federal humane slaughter laws.

History

(Added by Ord. 283-92, App. 9/4/92)

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