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-469CHAPTER 79^MALICIOUS OR OTHER INJURY TO PROPERTY SUBCHAPTER I—MALICIOUS MISCHIEF GENERALT

See. 1561. 1562. 1563. 1564. 1565. 1566.

Malicious injury to property generally. Willful injury to real property. Incendiarism. Injury to or destruction of fence. Injuring or tampering with vehicle, motorboat, launch or aircraft. Destruction of written instrument belonging to another.

SUBCHAPTER H—INJUBIES TO CANAL PROPERTY OB OTHER PUBLIC 0 8 SEMI-PUBLIC PROPERTY

1591. Injury to or obstruction of Canal, locks, or dams. 1592. Injuring or obstructing communication, power, lighting, control, or signal lines, stations, or systems; hindering transmission. 1593. Destroying boundary or subaqueous cable markers. 1594. Injury to or removal of boundary or survey monuments. 1595. Injury to monuments, works of art, or trees. 1596. Breaking or obstructing gas or water pipes. 1597. Injuring water system or flre protection apparatus, etc.; misusing or wasting water. 1598. Taking water from or disturbing irrigation or other canals, etc. 1599. Injury to structures erected to create power or conduct or store water. 1600. Destroying or injuring places of confinement. 1601. Regulations governing placement of signs on lands or structures in Canal Zone; penalties for violation. 1602. Trespassing upon posted Government reservations; destruction or removal of signs.

Subchapter I—Malicious Mischief Generally § 1561. Malicious injury to property generally Whoever maliciously injures or destroys any real or personal property not his own, in cases otherwise than such as are specified in this title, shall be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned in jail not more than 30 days, or both. The specification of the acts enumerated in the other sections of this subchapter and in sections 232, 233j 1106 and 1421 of this title does not restrict or qualify the interpretation of this section. § 1562. Willful injury to real property Whoever willfully commits a trespass by either: (1) cutting down, destroying or injuring any kind of wood or timber standing or growing upon the lands of another, or upon public lands; (2) carrying away any kind of wood or timber lying on such lands; (3) maliciously injuring or destroying standing crops, fruits, or vegetables, the property of another, m any case for which a punishment is not otherwise prescribed by this title; (4) digging, taking or carrying away from any lot without the license of the owner or legal occupant thereof, earth, soil or stone; (5) digging, taking or carrying away from any land recognized or established as a street, alley, avenue or park, without the license of the proper authorities, earth, soil or stone; or (6) putting up, affixing, fastening, printing or painting upon the property of any person, without license from the owner, a notice, advertisement, or designation of, or any name for any commodity, whether for sale or otherwise, or a picture, sign or device intended to call attention thereto— shall be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned in jail for not more than 30 days, or both.