MINES AND MINING
LOCATION OF MINING CLAIMS
47-611. Affidavit of locators. At or before the time of presenting a location notice for record, whether it be for a quartz lode or placer claim, one (1) of the locators named in the same must make and subscribe an affidavit, in writing on or attached to the notice, substantially in the following form, to wit:
State of Idaho, county of …., ss.
I, …., do solemnly swear that I am a citizen of the United States of America (or have declared my intentions to become such), and that I am acquainted with the mining ground described in this notice of location, and herewith called the …. lode or placer claim; that the ground and claim therein described or any part thereof has not, to the best of my knowledge and belief, been previously located according to the laws of the United States and this state, or if so located, that the same has been abandoned or forfeited by reason of the failure of such former locators to comply in respect thereto with the requirements of said laws.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this …. day of …. …..
[(47-611) 1881, p. 262, sec. 5; R.S., sec. 3104; am. 1895, p. 25, sec. 13; reen. 1899, p. 237, sec. 13; reen. R.C., sec. 3216; C.L., sec. 3216; C.S., sec. 5530; I.C.A., sec. 46-611; am. 1970, ch. 92, sec. 11, p. 227; am. 2002, ch. 32, sec. 20, p. 58.]