2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 15 - Civil Remedies and Procedures
CHAPTER 67 - RECOVERY OF REAL PROPERTY
Section 15-67-610. Duty of magistrate in case of trespass.
If any person shall have gone into or shall hereafter go into possession of any lands or tenements of another without his consent or without warrant of law, the owner of the land so trespassed upon may apply to any magistrate to serve a notice on such trespasser to quit the premises, and if, after the expiration of five days from the personal service of such notice, such trespasser refuses or neglects to quit then such magistrate shall issue his warrant to any sheriff or constable requiring him forthwith to eject such trespasser, using such force as may be necessary.
HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 10-2441; 1952 Code Section 10-2441; 1942 Code Section 894; 1932 Code Section 894; Civ. P. '22 Section 842; Civ. C. '12 Section 4073; Civ. C. '02 Section 2972; R. S. 2432; 1883 (18) 556; 1912 (23) 577.