2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 33 - Property
§ 33-990 Posting of "no lien" notice by owner not operating mine; violation; classification
33-990. Posting of " no lien" notice by owner not operating mine; violation; classification
A. The provisions of section 33-989 shall not apply and the owner of a mine or mining claim shall not be responsible for any debts when the mine or claim is worked under lease, bond or option from the owner thereof, when the owner conspicuously posts at the collar of all working shafts, tunnels and entrances to the mine and boarding houses, on or before the day the lessee or those working the claim under bond, lease or option begin operations, and records in the office of the county recorder of the county within which the mine or mining claim is located within thirty days from the date of the lease, bond or option, a notice that:
1. The mine or claim is not being operated by the owner.
2. The owner will not be liable for labor performed or materials or merchandise furnished in the operation or development of the mine or mining claim.
3. The mine or claim will not be subject to a lien therefor, referring to the contract, and particularly describing the mine or claim.
B. The lessee or person operating the mine shall keep the notices posted, and upon failure to do so is guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor.