§ 45-4-1 Discovery of lode within limits of claim essential
§ 45-4-2 Conditions precedent to filing of location certificate
§ 45-4-3 Marking surface boundaries of claim
§ 45-4-4 Location certificate–Recording of claim–Contents–Validity
§ 45-4-5 Location certificate limited to single location
§ 45-4-6 Dimensions of lode claim–Determination of width by election
§ 45-4-7 Fee for recording and certification of location certificate–Certified copy
§ 45-4-8 Additional location certificate–Relocation–Existing rights of others not affected–Claimant not precluded from proving title under previous location
§ 45-4-9 Relocation of abandoned lode–Fixing of boundaries–Erection of new discovery monument–Contents of relocation certificate
§ 45-4-10 Location certificate–Surface ground included and excluded
§ 45-4-11 Longitudinal limits of claim
§ 45-4-13 Right to mine separate from right to surface–Security required of miner–Enforcement
§ 45-4-14 Fencing of mining claim or mineral property for protection of livestock–Duties on abandonment–Liability for damages–Violation as misdemeanor
§ 45-4-15 Actions involving mining claims–Proof of customs, usages, or regulations
§ 45-4-16 Actions involving mining claims–Survey ordered by court
§ 45-4-17 Order requiring survey of disputed claim–Designation of surveyor–Witnesses to examine property
§ 45-4-18 Order requiring survey of disputed claim to be made in open court or upon notice–Agreement–Affidavits
§ 45-4-19 Order for removal of obstacles in drifts or shafts
§ 45-4-20 Association with another to obtain possession of a lode, gulch, or placer claim by force and violence, by threats of violence, or by stealth–Misdemeanor
§ 45-4-21 Trials under § 45-4-20–Evidence sufficient for conviction.
§ 45-4-22 Writs of injunction to restore person to possession of mining property
§ 45-4-23 Recording required–Affidavit of labor–Recording fee

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 45 > Chapter 4

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Several: in relation to number, two or more. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • State: the State of South Dakota. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Year: a calendar year. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2