Injury to property
55. Any person subject to this Act, who commits any of the following offences, that is to say:-
(a) destroys or injures any property mentioned in clause (a) of section 54, or any property belonging to any Military, Naval or Air Force mess, band or institution, or to any person subject to Military, Naval or Air Force law, or serving with, or attached to, the Air Force; or
(b) commits any act which causes damage to, or destruction of, any property of the Government by fire; or
(c) kills, injures, makes away with , ill-treats or loses any animal entrusted to him;
shall, on conviction by court-martial, be liable to suffer short imprisonment.