2022 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 7 - Landlord and Tenant
Article 5 - Croppers
§ 44-7-103. Illegal Sale by Cropper; Refusal of Landlord to Deliver Cropper’s Share; Penalties

Universal Citation: GA Code § 44-7-103 (2022)
  1. Any cropper who sells or otherwise disposes of any part of the crop grown by him without the consent of the landlord before the landlord has received his part of the crop and payment in full for all advances made to the cropper in the year the crop was raised for the purpose of raising such crop shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
  2. Any landlord who fails or refuses, on demand, to deliver to the cropper the part of the crop or its value to which the cropper is entitled after payment for all advances made to him as provided in subsection (a) of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

History. Ga. L. 1889, p. 113, § 2; Ga. L. 1892, p. 115, § 1; Penal Code 1895, § 680; Penal Code 1910, § 729; Code 1933, § 61-9904.

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