2013 Mississippi Code
Title 39 - LIBRARIES, ARTS, ARCHIVES AND HISTORY
Chapter 7 - ANTIQUITIES
§ 39-7-31 - Entry upon land of another to deface, remove or destroy archeological relics or sites


MS Code § 39-7-31 (2013) What's This?

No person, not being the owner thereof, and without the written consent of the owner, proprietor, lessee, or person in charge thereof, shall enter or attempt to enter upon the lands of another and intentionally injure, disfigure, remove, excavate, damage, take, dig into, or destroy any historical structure, monument, marker, medallion, or artifact, or any prehistoric or historic archaeological site, American Indian or aboriginal remains located in, on or under any private lands within the State of Mississippi. No person without a permit from the board, and without written permission of the landowner, shall intentionally injure, disfigure, remove, excavate, damage, take, dig into, or destroy any prehistoric or historic American Indian or aboriginal burial.

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