Agriculture and Forestry

Lumber Surveys

SECTION 2-20-28

§ 2-20-28. Penalty for unlawful sales or delivery.

Every person who sells, purchases, delivers or takes the delivery of any boards, planks, joists or timber, in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter, shall pay for all boards, planks, joists and timber sold, purchased or delivered, one dollar ($1.00) per one thousand feet (1,000') board measure, and the same for any less amount, one-half ( 1 / 2 ) of this penalty fee to go to the use of the state, and one-half of this penalty fee to go to the use of the surveyor of the town or city in which this lumber is taken or delivered. The surveyor shall prosecute all violations of this chapter that come to his or her knowledge.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 135, § 27; G.L. 1909, ch. 161, § 27; G.L. 1923, ch. 191, § 27; G.L. 1938, ch. 388, § 27; G.L. 1956, § 2-20-28.)