Commentary

103.2 Protection of agisted animals

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
| Commentary

103.2 Protection of agisted animals

| Commentary

103.2 Protection of agisted animals

The occupier, called the agister, is bound to take all reasonable precautions to obviate risks of injury to the animals agisted and all proper measures for their protection when such risks are imminent or have actually occurred1. He is not, however, an insurer of the animals2. If the animals are injured through the negligence of the agister in leaving gates open, he will be liable and, if they are stolen, he must use reasonable diligence to attempt to recover them3. The pasture should not be dangerous by reason of

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