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54-1234. Monumentation — Penalty and liability for defacing. If any person shall willfully deface, injure or remove any signal, monument or other object set as a permanent boundary survey marker, benchmark or point set in control surveys by agencies of the United States government or the state of Idaho or set by a professional land surveyor or an agent of the United States government or the state of Idaho, he shall forfeit a sum not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) for each offense, and shall be liable for damages sustained by the affected parties in consequence of such defacing, injury or removal, to be recovered in a civil action in any court of competent jurisdiction.
[(54-1234) 1919, ch. 31, sec. 5, p. 112; C.S., sec. 2247; I.C.A., sec. 53-2313; am. 1986, ch. 140, sec. 26, p. 396; am. 2008, ch. 378, sec. 24, p. 1044; am. 2011, ch. 136, sec. 12, p. 391; am. 2015, ch. 48, sec. 5, p. 106.]