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24-815.Penalties for unlawful acts; removal of obstructions. Any person who shall willfully cut, break, damage or make a leak in such levee shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall upon conviction be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Any person who shall, without the consent of all the parties interested in such levee, throw up or cause to be built any cross-levee, dike or embankment, for the purpose of preventing the flow of the surface water in its natural course to the sewer pipes or openings provided for the escape of such surface water, or shall otherwise change the contour of such levee districts by the building of such cross-levees or embankments, or by any other act render the protection afforded by said levee to all parties less effective and complete, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall upon conviction be punished by a fine of not exceeding one hundred dollars for such offense; and it shall be the duty of the levee supervisor of such levee thus affected to remove such obstructions, cross-levee, dike, or embankment, and the cost of removing the same shall be paid out of the general fund of the county, and shall be assessed and collected as taxes against the land of the party or parties causing the same to be built.

History: L. 1893, ch. 104, § 13; L. 1901, ch. 248, § 2; March 8; R.S. 1923, 24-815.

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