2015 Wyoming Code
SECTION 34-10-108. - Application.

WY Stat § 34-10-108. (2015) What's This?

34-10-108. Application.

(a) Notwithstanding a failure to file a notice of claim, this act shall not be applied:

(i) To bar any lessor or his successor as a reversioner of his right to possession on the expiration of any lease;

(ii) To bar or extinguish the title to any railroad right-of-way or station grounds or to any easement created or held for any pipeline, highway, railroad or public utility purpose the existence of which is clearly observable by physical evidence of its use;

(iii) To bar or extinguish any water rights, whether evidenced by decrees, or by certificates of appropriation;

(iv) To bar or extinguish any title, estate or interest in and to any timber or any minerals (including without limiting the generality of that term, oil, gas and other hydrocarbons) and any development, mining, production or other rights or easements related thereto or exercisable in connection therewith;

(v) To bar any right, title or interest of the state of Wyoming and of the United States;

(vi) To bar or extinguish any claim to a conservation easement by a holder of the conservation easement or by a person having third-party rights of enforcement. For purposes of this paragraph the provisions of W.S. 34-1-201 through 34-1-207 shall be applicable.

(b) Nothing contained in this act shall be construed to extend the period for the bringing of an action or for the doing of any other required act under any statutes of limitations, nor, except as herein specifically provided, to affect the operation of any statutes governing the effect of the recording or the failure to record any instrument affecting land.

(c) If the forty (40) year period specified in this act expires less than two (2) years after the effective date of this act the period shall be extended two (2) years after the effective date of this act.

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