2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 8:901 — Miscellaneous


§901.  Unlawful to use, lease or sell for drilling, mining, or prospecting; penalty

A.  It shall be unlawful to use, lease or sell any tract of land which is platted, laid out or dedicated for cemetery purposes and in which human bodies are interred, on any part of such tract, for the purpose of prospecting, drilling or mining; provided that the prohibition of leasing contained in this section shall not apply to any oil, gas, or mineral lease that contains a stipulation forbidding drilling or mining operations upon that portion of the leased premises which is included within the cemetery.

B.  Whoever violates this section shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars, or be imprisoned for not less than thirty days nor more than six months, or both, and each day during which drilling, mining or prospecting is conducted or prosecuted shall be considered a separate offense.

Acts 1974, No. 417, §1.

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