2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
CHAPTER 5 - OFFENSES AGAINST CIVIL RIGHTS
SECTION 16-5-70. Indemnity for property destroyed by mob or riot.


SC Code § 16-5-70 (2013) What's This?

When any dwelling house, building or other property, real or personal, shall be destroyed in consequence of any mob or riot it shall be lawful for any person owning or interested in such property to bring a suit against the county in which such property was situated and being for the recovery of such damages as he may have sustained by reason of the destruction thereof. The amount which shall be recovered in such action shall be paid in the manner provided by Section 16-5-60.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-107; 1952 Code Section 16-107; 1942 Code Section 1385; 1932 Code Section 1385; Cr. C. '22 Section 315; Cr. C. '12 Section 325; Cr. C. '02 Section 238; G. S. 2572; R. S. 203; 1871 (14) 561.

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