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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters


(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 283, § 14)
  • § 283-14. Willful violation of water ordinances; criminal penalties

    If a person shall willfully, wantonly, or maliciously divert the water, or part thereof of any of the ponds, springs, streams, aqueducts, water courses, dams, or reservoirs, that are now owned, or that may hereafter be acquired, taken, used, or constructed by the Village, or shall corrupt the same, make it impure, or commit any nuisance there or within the limits that may be taken or prescribed by such Village pursuant to the provisions of this charter, or inure or destroy any dam, embankment, aqueduct, pipe, hydrant, or other property held, owned, or used by said Village, or fraudulently or unlawfully take the water from any pipes, mains, laterals, or hydrants of the Village system of water works, such persons shall be liable criminally for the violation of this ordinance, under the penalty herein provided for violations of a Village ordinance, and shall also be liable for three times the damages so done by him or her to the Village or any person, to be recovered in an action of tort founded on this charter to be maintained by the Village or the person so injured.