Section 2-19-24

Liability of ginneries for failure to comply with provisions of Section 2-19-23.

Any public ginner or ginnery who willfully refuses and fails to so keep the lint and seed separate as to each lot of cotton brought to his gin or ginnery or to comply with the provisions of Section 2-19-23 shall be liable to a penalty of $100.00 and, in addition thereto, for all damages which the owner of the cotton or cotton seed may suffer in consequence of his failure to comply with the section, which may be recovered in a civil action instituted by the owner of the cotton or cotton seed.

(Acts 1919, No. 755, p. 1116; Code 1923, §7306; Code 1940, T. 2, §165.)