2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
SECTION 16-5-80. Damages shall not be recoverable from county when property damage results from plaintiff's illegal or negligent conduct.

SC Code § 16-5-80 (2013) What's This?

No person shall be entitled to the recovery of such damages if it shall appear that the destruction of his property was caused by his illegal conduct, nor unless it shall appear that he, upon knowledge had of the intention or attempt to destroy his property or to collect a mob for that purpose and sufficient time intervening, gave notice thereof to a constable, sheriff or magistrate of the county in which such property was situated and being.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-108; 1952 Code Section 16-108; 1942 Code Section 1386; 1932 Code Section 1386; Cr. C. '22 Section 316; Cr. C. '12 Section 326; Cr. C. '02 Section 239; G. S. 2573; R. S. 204; 1871 (14) 561.

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