2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30: Criminal Offenses
Article 8: Nuisances, 30-8-1 through 30-8-14
Section 30-8-1: Public nuisance.


NM Stat § 30-8-1 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

30-8-1. Public nuisance.

A public nuisance consists of knowingly creating, performing or maintaining anything affecting any number of citizens without lawful authority which is either:

A. injurious to public health, safety, morals or welfare; or

B. interferes with the exercise and enjoyment of public rights, including the right to use public property.

Whoever commits a public nuisance for which the act or penalty is not otherwise prescribed by law is guilty of a petty misdemeanor.

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