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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 173 : Prevention and Investigation of Fires

Subchapter 004 : Investigation of Fires

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 2835)
  • § 2835. Superior judge

    If a selectperson of a town or a mayor of a city is informed that a building, pile of wood, lumber, or bark, or any other property in the municipality, has been intentionally and maliciously set on fire or burned, a majority of the selectboard, or the mayor, may apply to a Superior judge, who shall inquire into the cause of the fire and the manner in which it was set and the property burned. (Amended 1965, No. 194, § 10, eff. Feb. 1, 1967; 1973, No. 249 (Adj. Sess.), § 73, eff. April 9, 1974; 2021, No. 20, § 176.)