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