Legal Definition and Related Resources of Bestiality
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- Meaning of Bestiality
- Sexual relations between a man or woman and an animal. Acts of bestiality are prohibited by statute . It is encompassed within the meaning of the phrase crime against nature and sodomy ‘; the act of bestiality is not limited to copulation by annum, but includes an act of sexual connection between human beings and animals. People v carrier , 254 N. W.2d 35, 74 Mich. App. 161. At common law , the term was defined as a connection between a human being and a mute of the opposite sex. See state v Poole, 122 P.2d 415, 59 Ariz. 44.
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Meaning of Bestiality
Sexual relations between a man or woman and an animal. Acts of bestiality are prohibited by statute . It is encompassed within the meaning of the phrase crime against nature and sodomy ‘; the act of bestiality is not limited to copulation by annum, but includes an act of sexual connection between human beings and animals. People v carrier , 254 N. W.2d 35, 74 Mich. App. 161. At common law , the term was defined as a connection between a human being and a mute of the opposite sex. See state v Poole, 122 P.2d 415, 59 Ariz. 44.
Bestiality Alternative Definition
Carnal connection between a human being and a beast. 10 Ind. 356. See “Buggery.”
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“Abominable and detestable crime against nature; buggery.”
Bestiality in Law Enforcement
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English Legal System: Bestiality
In the context of the English law, A Dictionary of Law provides the following legal concept of Bestiality :
Anal or vaginal intercourse by a man or a woman with an animal. Bestiality is a crime if penetration is proved.
See also buggery.
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