2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 52 - Civil Actions
Chapter 925 - Statutory Rights of Action and Defenses
Section 52-569 - Damages for leaving open bars, gate or fence.


CT Gen Stat § 52-569 (2012) What's This?

Any person who wilfully and unlawfully throws down or leaves open any bars, gate or fence, belonging to any particular enclosure or common field, shall pay to the party injured double damages, and a sum not exceeding five dollars, according to the nature and aggravation of the trespass.

(1949 Rev., S. 8310; P.A. 82-160, S. 235.)

History: P.A. 82-160 substituted “wilfully” for “wittingly”.

See Sec. 53a-109 re criminal trespass in the third degree.

See Sec. 53a-115 to 53a-117a, inclusive, re criminal mischief.

Cited. 43 CA 1.

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