4551.05 Disposition of impounded trees.

At the discretion of the court before whom the defendant is brought for a violation of sections 4551.01 to 4551.03 , inclusive, of the Revised Code, the cut trees or boughs being transported at the time of the offense may immediately be disposed of at the highest obtainable price, and the money obtained from such sale shall be impounded by the court, pending determination of the ownership of such trees or boughs. If such owners are unknown and cannot be ascertained within thirty days after such sale, or if there is money remaining after the claims of known owners have been satisfied, all money thereafter remaining shall be paid to the local county welfare board for expenditures in aid to crippled or indigent children.

Cite as R.C. § 4551.05

History. Effective Date: 10-01-1953