MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS OF DISTRICT LAW
43-1501. Navigation and mining industries not impaired. Navigation shall never in any wise be impaired by the operation of this title, nor shall any vested interest in or to any mining water rights or ditches, or in or to any water or water rights or reservoirs or dams now used by the owners or possessors thereof in connection with any mining industry, or by persons purchasing or renting the use thereof, or in or to any other property now used directly or indirectly in carrying on or promoting the mining industry, ever be affected by or taken under its provisions, save and except that rights of way may be acquired over the same.
[(43-1501) 1903, p. 150, sec. 42; reen. R.C. & C.L., sec. 2440; C.S., sec. 4443; I.C.A., sec. 42-1501.]