Kōrero: Government and agriculture

Cattle Trespass Amendment Ordinance 1844

Cattle Trespass Amendment Ordinance 1844

The Cattle Trespass Amendment Ordinance came into effect on 1 October 1844, and was enacted by the Legislative Council. ‘Cattle’ included ‘horned and neat (polled) cattle’ as well as sheep, goats, pigs, horses, mules and asses. Anyone whose property was damaged by any of these animals could be compensated up to £20.

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Reference: Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle, 26 October 1844, p. 3

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Tony Nightingale, 'Government and agriculture - Land purchase and early farming regulations, 1840–1876', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/18047/cattle-trespass-amendment-ordinance-1844 (accessed 6 October 2022)

He kōrero nā Tony Nightingale, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008