2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
CHAPTER 5 - OFFENSES AGAINST CIVIL RIGHTS
SECTION 16-5-110. County's right of action against participants in mob or riot resulting in county's liability for damages to property.


SC Code § 16-5-110 (2013) What's This?

The governing body of the county against which damages shall be recovered under the provisions of this chapter may bring suit in the name of the county against any and all persons engaged or in any manner participating in any such mob or riot and against any constable, sheriff, magistrate or other officer charged with the maintenance of the public peace who may be liable, by neglect of duty, to the provisions of this chapter for the recovery of all damages, costs and expenses incurred by the county and such suits shall not abate or fail by reason of too many or too few parties defendant being named therein.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-111; 1952 Code Section 16-111; 1942 Code Section 1388; 1932 Code Section 1388; Cr. C. '22 Section 318; Cr. C. '12 Section 328; Cr. C. '02 Section 241; G. S. 2575; R. S. 206; 1871 (14) 562.

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