2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Chapter 750 - MICHIGAN PENAL CODE
Act 328 of 1931 - THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (750.1 - 750.568)
328-1931-X - CHAPTER X ARSON AND BURNING (750.71...750.80)
Section 750.78 - Wilfully or negligently setting fire to woods, prairies or grounds.
Act 328 of 1931
750.78 Wilfully or negligently setting fire to woods, prairies or grounds.
Wilfully setting fire to woods, etc.—Any person who shall wilfully or negligently set fire to any woods, prairies or grounds, not his property, or shall wilfully permit any fire to pass from his own woods, prairies or grounds, to the injury or destruction of the property of any other person, shall be guilty of a felony.
History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- CL 1948, 750.78
Former Law: See section 1 of Ch. 45 of R.S. 1846, being CL 1857, § 5924; CL 1871, § 7790; How., § 9402; CL 1897, § 11653; CL 1915, § 15424; and CL 1929, § 16942.
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