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Section 955.40 | Forfeiture.


Any corporation which violates section 955.39 of the Revised Code shall forfeit and pay to the municipal corporation a sum not to exceed three hundred dollars, to be collected in a civil action brought in the name of the municipal corporation.

The judgment authorized in this section being in the nature of a penalty, or exemplary damages, no proof of actual damages shall be required, but the court or jury, finding other facts to justify recovery, shall determine the amount by reference to all the facts, culpatory, exculpatory, or extenuating, adduced at the trial.

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