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The DC Code: § 22-302 Burning one's own property with intent to defraud or injure another.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

Whoever maliciously burns or sets fire to any dwelling, shop, barn, stable, store, or warehouse or other building, or any steamboat, vessel, canal boat, or other watercraft, or any goods, wares, or merchandise, the same being his own property, in whole or in part, with intent to defraud or injure any other person, shall be imprisoned for not more than 15 years.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 22-402. 1973 Ed., § 22-402. DC CODE § 22-302 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1323, ch. 854, § 821.)