Section Code: 0107 - 0113
Land Code Promulgating Act, B.E. 2497 (1954)
As amended until Land Code Amendment Act (No.12), B.E. 2551 (2008)
Chapter 12: Penalties
Any person fails to accompany, or to appoint his/her representative to accompany, the competent officials to conduct the cadastral survey or the examination and verification of use of his/her land under Section 58 or Section 69 or violates or fails to comply with Section 26 or Section 70 shall be liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred Baht.
Any person violates Section 9 prior to the enforcement date of this Announcement of the Revolutionary Council, the competent official or the person authorized thereby shall notify the said person in writing requesting his/her compliance with the rules determined by the Committee. If the aforesaid person neglects and fails to comply with the said rules, the competent officials shall instruct such person in writing to vacate the land and/or demolish any structure or building that has been erected on the land within the designated time period. In case of failure to comply with the said instruction of the competent officials, the person in violation thereof shall be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or a fine not exceeding five thousand Baht or both.
In determining the rules under paragraph one, the Committee may require the person in violation thereof to pay compensation for using the land to the State or the local administrative organization.
Section 108 bis
On and from the enforcement date of the Announcement of Revolutionary Council, any person violates Section 9 shall be liable to the imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or a fine not exceeding five thousand Baht or both.
If the offense under paragraph one is committed unto the public domain of State for the common use of people or for special use of the State, the person committing such offense shall be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or a fine not exceeding ten thousands Baht or both.
If the offense under paragraph two is committed unto the land larger than fifty rais, the person committing such offense shall be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or a fine not exceeding twenty thousand Baht or both.
In a case where any person is convicted under this Section, the Court may order, upon the judgment, the convict, the labors, the contractors, the representatives, and the dependents thereof to vacate the land.
Any equipment and tools, beast of burden, vehicle, or machinery which is used in the commission of offense or used a s a tool to obtain the results in connection with the offense shall be confiscated regardless of whether there is any person to be convicted by the Court’s judgment.
Section 108 ter
Any person obstructing or denying to facilitate the competent officials in discharging their duties under Section 66 shall be liable to a fine not exceeding one thousand Baht.
Any person who contravenes or does not comply with Section 38, 67 or 74 shall be punished with a fine not exceeding two thousand Baht or an imprisonment not exceeding three months, or both.
Any person who contravenes or does not comply with Section 89 shall be punished with a fine not exceeding three thousand Baht or an imprisonment not exceeding six months, or both.
Any person who violates or fails to comply with Section 86 shall be liable to a fine not exceeding twenty thousands Baht or imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or both.
Any juristic person who:
- has acquired land in contravention of the provisions of this Code;
- uses that land for purposes other than those for which permission was received;
- uses land in violation of the conditions prescribed by the Council of Ministers under Section 99 in conjunction with Section 87 , paragraph 2;
- does not give notice of the non-user of land according to the provisions of Section 99 in conjunction with Section 89 ; or
shall be punished with a fine not exceeding fifty thousand Baht.
Any person who acquires land as an agent of an alien or juristic person under the provisions of Section 97 or 98 shall be punished with a fine not exceeding twenty thousand Baht or an imprisonment not exceeding two years, or both.
Published in the Government Gazette, Vol. 71, Part 78, Special Issue, Page 1, dated 30th November B.E. 2497 (1954).