—(1) Any person who wilfully obliterates, removes or injures, without reasonable excuse, any boundary mark or survey control mark which has been made or erected by or under the direction of the Chief Surveyor shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,000 and may further be required by a Magistrate’s Court to pay 3 times the cost of replacing and repairing the boundary mark or survey control mark and of making any survey rendered necessary by the act for which the person was convicted.
(2) The amount mentioned in subsection (1) shall be levied in the manner provided by the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68) for the collection of fines.
(3) If any person committing an offence under this section cannot be found, the Chief Surveyor may give directions for the replacement or repair of any boundary mark or survey control mark, and may order the cost thereof to be paid by the owners of the adjacent lands in such proportion as appears to the Chief Surveyor to be proper.
[Malaysia NLC 1965, s. 403; BSMA 1985 Ed., s. 33]