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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 463

Setting fire to crops and growing plants

463 Setting fire to crops and growing plants

Any person who wilfully and unlawfully sets fire to any of the things following, that is to say—

(a) a crop of cultivated vegetable produce, whether standing or cut;
(b) a crop of hay or grass, whether the natural or indigenous product of the soil or not, and whether under cultivation or not, and whether standing or cut;
(c) any standing trees, saplings, or shrubs, whether indigenous or cultivated;
(d) any heath, gorse, furze, or fern;
is guilty of a crime, and is liable to imprisonment for 14 years.



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