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§42‑36.  Damages to tenant for dispossession, if proceedings quashed, etc.

If, by order of themagistrate, the plaintiff is put in possession, and the proceedings shallafterwards be quashed or reversed, the defendant may recover damages of theplaintiff for his removal. (1868‑9, c. 156, s. 30; Code, s. 1776; Rev., s.2010; C.S., s. 2375; 1971, c. 533, s. 10.)