New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:12-29 - Injuries To Or Destruction Of Canal Property; Forfeiture; Recovery

13:12-29. Injuries to or destruction of canal property; forfeiture; recovery
If any person shall, in any manner, willfully or maliciously, destroy, injure or damage any of the property of the Morris canal, the title to which is vested in the canal and banking company in trust for the state of New Jersey, or any of its parts, or any of the works connected therewith, or thereunto appertaining, or if any person shall, against the will or without the consent of the person appointed by the canal and banking company to have charge of or attend any existing lock, open any gate of such lock, or pass a boat, raft or other floating thing through or over such lock, or if any person shall willfully or maliciously let off or discharge water from any part of the canal property still in existence, through or by any waste weir, or water gate, or otherwise, or shall shut down or close, either in part or in whole, any feed gate, or water weir, when the same shall be in operation, such person, so offending, shall forfeit and pay to the canal and banking company the sum of twenty-five dollars, to be recovered by and in the name of the president and board of directors of the canal and banking company, in any court of competent jurisdiction.

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