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Chapter 444

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  444.010.  Mineral land owner to post conditions under which mining operations may be conducted thereon. — 1.  When any person owning real estate in this state, or any person having a leasehold interest in such real estate for mining purposes by lease from the owner thereof, duly acknowledged and recorded in the county wherein the land lies, shall permit any person or persons, other than their servants, agents or employees, to enter and dig or mine thereon for lead, ore or other minerals, with the consent of such owner or owners or lessee, he or they shall keep a printed statement of the terms, conditions and requirements upon which such lands may be mined or prospected, and the time during which the right to mine or prospect thereunder shall continue, posted or hung up in a conspicuous place, in plain, legible characters, in the principal office or place of business of such person or company in the county in which said lands are situated, or in a county contiguous thereto, and shall deliver to any person mining or prospecting, or about to mine or prospect on said lands, and requesting it, a printed copy of such statement.

  2.  All persons digging or mining on said lands, after the posting up of such statement, shall be deemed to have agreed to and accepted the terms thereof, and shall, together with such owner or lessee, be bound thereby, and upon failure or refusal to comply with the terms, conditions and requirements of such statement, he or they shall forfeit all right thereunder, and the owner or lessee, as aforesaid, of such lands, may reenter thereon and take possession of the same, nor shall the receipt of any ore or mineral by any such owner or lessee, after any such forfeiture has been incurred, be deemed or taken as a waiver of such forfeiture.

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(RSMo 1939 § 14783)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 13593; 1919 § 7436; 1909 § 8408


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