476-27 Fraudulent injury, concealment, removal, or sale; penalty. When, in violation of the terms of the contract the buyer, maliciously or with intent to defraud, injures, destroys, or conceals the goods, or, without the consent of the seller, maliciously or with intent to defraud, removes the goods from the island in which the goods were first kept for use by the buyer after the sale, or to which with the consent of the seller the goods have been removed, or sells, mortgages, or otherwise disposes of the goods under claim of full ownership, the buyer shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. [L 1961, c 102, pt of 1; Supp, 201A-30; HRS 476-32; am and ren L 1984, c 86, pt of 1]

 

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