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§ 551. Penalty for receiving fees by employés of said offices

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 64 P.S. Public Lands

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 64 P.S. Public Lands (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 16. Illegal Fees
64 P.S. § 551
§ 551. Penalty for receiving fees by employés of said offices
If any person employed as a clerk, in either of the offices aforesaid,1 shall take or receive any fee, gratuity, or sum of money whatever, for doing or transacting any business relating to the said office, whether in either of the said offices, or any other place, such persons shall, on conviction, forfeit and pay the sum of one hundred dollars for every such offense, to be recovered by action of debt, one-half of which shall be for the benefit of the informer, and the remainder to the use of this commonwealth; and the person so offending shall not be permitted to serve as a clerk in either of the offices aforesaid.

Credits

1795, April 20, 3 Sm.L. 259, § 4.

Footnotes

The “offices aforesaid” are the former Surveyor-General, Receiver-General, and Secretary of the Land Office.
64 P.S. § 551, PA ST 64 P.S. § 551
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