THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.383 Malicious destruction of property; boundary markers; defacing inscriptions, buildings and sign boards; light bulbs.
Maliciously injuring or destroying boundary markers, guide posts, etc.—Any person who shall wilfully or maliciously break down, injure, remove or destroy any monument erected for the purpose of designating the boundaries of this state or any municipality thereof, or of any tract or lot of land, or any tree marked for that purpose, or shall so break down, injure, remove or destroy any milestone, mileboard, guidepost or guide board, lawfully erected upon any highway, or other public way or railroad, or shall wilfully or maliciously deface, or alter the inscription on any such stone, post or board, or shall wilfully or maliciously mar or deface any building or sign board, or extinguish any lamp, or break, injure, destroy or remove any gas lamp, oil lamp, electric light globe or bulb, or any railing or lamp post, erected on any bridge, sidewalk, street, highway, court or passage, or shall wilfully or maliciously injure, remove, deface or destroy any board or structure lawfully erected or used for the posting of bills, posters, or other notices, or shall wilfully or maliciously mutilate, deface or destroy any bill, poster, or other printed or written notice lawfully posted on any board or structure used for that purpose, without the consent of the owner or occupant thereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931
Am. 1941, Act 190, Imd. Eff. June 16, 1941
CL 1948, 750.383
Former Law: See section 50 of Ch. 154 of R.S. 1846, being CL 1857, § 5794; CL 1871, § 7601; How., § 9172; CL 1897, § 11586; CL 1915, § 15331; CL 1929, § 16927; Act 106 of 1877; and Act 280 of 1913.
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