COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES (Chapters 211 through 262)
REMEDIES RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY
WASTE AND TRESPASS
Triple damages for waste during pendency of action for recovery of land
Section 6. If, during the pendency of an action for the recovery of land, the tenant or person in possession, with knowledge thereof, commits waste, the demandant, if he recovers judgment, may afterward recover in tort three times the amount of the damages assessed therefor.