2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 31 - Mineral Code
RS 31:48 - Obligation of servitude owner to pay costs

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 31:48 (2018)

§48. Obligation of servitude owner to pay costs

Except as provided in this Article, upon filing for registry of the instrument required by Article 46, the servitude owner becomes obligated to pay his proportionate share of the reasonable, actual costs of development and operation of the well or mine. He is not obligated to do so if the operations adopted were conducted by a possessor in legal or moral bad faith and resulted in production to which the servitude owner is entitled.

Acts 1974, No. 50, §48, eff. Jan. 1, 1975.

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