2011 Florida Statutes
TITLE XLV — TORTS
Chapter 768 — NEGLIGENCE
PART I — GENERAL PROVISIONS
768.10 — Pits and holes not to be left open.


FL Stat § 768.10 (2002 through 2nd Reg Sess) What's This?

768.10 Pits and holes not to be left open.—It is not lawful for any company or individual to leave open any pit or other hole outside of an enclosure of a greater depth and breadth than 2 feet; provided, however, such pit or hole may be left open by enclosing the same with a fence or other enclosure that would be a safeguard against horses, cattle or other domestic animals falling into the same; provided further, that this section shall not apply to pits or holes made by any company or individual while bona fide engaged in actual mining operations, such pits and holes to be enclosed as herein provided when said mining operations shall cease or be discontinued.

History.—s. 1, ch. 4051, 1891; GS 3152; RGS 4969; CGL 7056.

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