2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 15 - Offenses Affecting Highways, Ferries and Waterways.
97-15-45 - Obstructing waterways; permanently obstructing navigable waters.

§ 97-15-45. Obstructing waterways; permanently obstructing navigable waters.

If any person shall, in any manner, permanently obstruct any of the navigable waters, or shall place any obstruction therein and not remove the same within a reasonable time, the person offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction shall be punished by a fine of not more than fifty dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail not more than thirty days, or both. 

Sources: Codes, 1892, § 1326; 1906, § 1397; Hemingway's 1917, § 1140; 1930, § 1171; 1942, § 2414; Laws,  1898, ch. 89; Laws, 1932, ch. 239.

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