A-2 - Agricultural Abuses Act

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5. (Repealed).
R. S. 1964, c. 130, s. 5; 1990, c. 4, s. 17.
5. Any person found, either in a forest reserved chiefly for fire-wood or for the making of sugar or for other purposes, or on any road in its vicinity, and having in his possession any tree or part of a tree, who, on being thereunto required by any person having a right of ownership or the right to cut wood in any such forest or in any part thereof, whether divided or undivided, or by any one acting on behalf of such person, or by any keeper of such forest or of any part thereof, refuses to satisfactorily explain how he became possessed of any such tree or part of a tree, may be brought, by the party interrogating him, before any justice of the peace; and if such person do not satisfy the justice that he came lawfully by the said tree or part of a tree, he shall, on conviction by such justice, forfeit and pay, over and above the value of such tree or part of a tree so found, any sum of not more than $25.
R. S. 1964, c. 130, s. 5.