Section Corners And Quarter Posts (Excerpt) Act 149 Of 1883

Published: 2015

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Act 149 of 1883

54.222 Section corners and quarter posts; marking; removal, penalty.

Sec. 2.

The surveyor as above employed shall sink into the earth at all section and quarter post corners from the surface to a depth of at least 3 feet, a column of broken brick, charcoal, broken stones, or other easily distinguishable substance, of a diameter of at least 3 inches, and carefully describe the same in the records of his survey, and also to mark and record new witness trees wherever possible to do so, and if any person shall wilfully cut down, destroy, deface or injure any living witness tree, or remove a corner post in any shape, as above established, he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be liable to a fine of not less than 25 dollars nor more than 50 dollars.

History: 1883, Act 149, Eff. Sept. 8, 1883


How. 510b


Am. 1889, Act 71, Eff. Sept. 8, 1889


CL 1897, 2512


CL 1915, 2330


CL 1929, 1184


CL 1948, 54.222

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