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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
  • TITLE III REMEDIES RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY
  • CHAPTER 242 WASTE AND TRESPASS
  • Section 6 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.