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(a) Any person who cuts down, deadens, girdles, boxes, destroys, or takes away, if already cut down or fallen, any cypress, pecan, oak, pine, cedar, poplar, walnut, hickory, or wild cherry tree, or sapling of that kind, on land not his own, wilfully and knowingly, without the consent of the owner of the land, must pay to the owner $20.00 for every such tree or sapling; and for every other tree or sapling, not hereinbefore described, so cut down, deadened, girdled, boxed, destroyed, or taken away by any person, he must pay to such owner the sum of $10.00.
(b) When one person owns the land and another person owns the trees standing thereon, the owner of the trees is the owner of the land within the meaning of subsection (a) of this section.
(c) Actions under this section may be joined with actions for trespass, for cutting, injuring, or removing timber.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 35. Property § 35-14-1 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-35-property/al-code-sect-35-14-1.html
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