2012 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, Or Welfare
Chapter 60 - General Provisions
Subchapter 1 - -- General Provisions
§ 5-60-114 - Open shafts or wells.


AR Code § 5-60-114 (2012) What's This?

(a) It is unlawful for any corporation, company, individual person, or association of persons to leave any shaft, well, or other opening uncovered on any unenclosed land.

(b) Any corporation, company, individual person, or association of persons who digs any shaft, well, or other opening, whether for the purpose of mining or other purpose, is required to securely enclose the opening or cover the opening and keep it covered with strong and sufficient covering.

(c) Any corporation, company, individual, person, or association of persons who violates a provision of this section is guilty of a violation and upon conviction shall be fined in any sum not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100) for any such offense and is liable to anyone who may lose any stock by the opening for two (2) times the appraised value of the stock.

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