DEMARCATION AND SURVEY
Removal of or interference with survey and land marks
160. (1) No landmark, boundary mark, trigonometrical station, semaphore or other survey mark shall be defaced, obliterated, moved, injured or otherwise impaired, destroyed or rendered useless, except by a person duly authorised thereto by the officer having control of such station or mark, and any person acting in contravention of such station or mark, and any person acting in contravention of this section shall be liable, upon conviction by a Magistrate, to the penalty provided by the Penal Code [F.M.S. Cap.45.] and may further be ordered to pay a sum not exceeding ten times the cost of repairing or replacing such station or mark and of making any survey rendered necessary by the act for which such conviction was had, the amount to be recovered by the process provided for the recovery of fines.
(2) If any person shall have occasion to require the temporary or permanent removal or alteration of any such station or mark he shall make an application in writing to that effect to the officer having control of the same, setting forth the reasons for such application, whereupon such officer may comply with such application and shall be entitled to recover from the applicant the cost of such work as may be thereby entailed.