Agriculture and Forestry

Lumber Surveys

SECTION 2-20-14

§ 2-20-14. Measurement of mahogany and cedar.

(a) In the survey and measurement of mahogany and cedar timber, there shall be allowed:

(1) If the timber is sound and free from wane, two (2) inches on one side of the square, one inch on the other side and two (2) inches in length;

(2) If the timber is wider on one side than on the other, the two (2) inches shall be taken from the narrow side;

(3) If wany, two (2) inches on each side of the square;

(4) For rot and shakes, there shall be an allowance made as the surveyor deems expedient, not exceeding one-half.

(b) All timber that is wormeaten, very much rotten, badly shaked or very wany, shall be denominated refuse, and allowance shall be made for rot.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 135, § 16; G.L. 1909, ch. 161, § 16; G.L. 1923, ch. 191, § 16; G.L. 1938, ch. 388, § 16; G.L. 1956, § 2-20-14.)