2012 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 11 - OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY
Section 16-11-160 - Carrying fire on lands of another without permit.


SC Code § 16-11-160 (2012) What's This?

It shall be unlawful for any person to carry a lighted torch, chunk or coals of fire in or under any mill or wooden building or over and across any of the enclosed or unenclosed lands of another person at any time without the special permit of the owner of such lands, mill or wooden building, whether any damage result therefrom or not. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to imprisonment in the county jail for a term not to exceed thirty days or to a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-316; 1952 Code Section 16-316; 1942 Code Section 1181; 1932 Code Section 1181; Cr. C. '22 Section 71; Cr. C. '12 Section 216; Cr. C. '02 Section 161; R. S. 158; 1891 (20) 1045.

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