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Penal Code - PEN

PART 1. OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS [25 - 680.4]

  ( Part 1 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 14. MALICIOUS MISCHIEF [594 - 625c]

  ( Title 14 enacted 1872. )
  
605.  

Every person who either:

1. Maliciously removes any monument erected for the purpose of designating any point in the boundary of any lot or tract of land, or a place where a subaqueous telegraph cable lies; or,

2. Maliciously defaces or alters the marks upon any such monument; or,

3. Maliciously cuts down or removes any tree upon which any such marks have been made for such purpose, with intent to destroy such marks;
—Is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Enacted 1872.)