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§ 15-1202. Scope and purpose of subtitle

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEnvironmentEffective: October 1, 2010

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Environment
Title 15. Mines and Mining (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 12. Maryland Dormant Mineral Interests Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2010
MD Code, Environment, § 15-1202
§ 15-1202. Scope and purpose of subtitle
Scope of subtitle
(a)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, this subtitle applies to all mineral interests.
(2) This subtitle does not apply to a mineral interest:
(i) Held by the United States or a Native American tribe, except to the extent permitted by federal law; or
(ii) Held by the State or an agency or political subdivision of the State, except to the extent permitted by State law.
Purpose
(b) The purpose of this subtitle is to make uniform the law governing dormant mineral interests among the states.
Other procedures
(c) This subtitle does not limit or affect any other procedure provided by law for clearing an abandoned mineral interest from title to real property.
Water rights
(d) This subtitle does not limit or affect water rights.

Credits

Added by Acts 2010, c. 268, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2010, c. 269, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010.
MD Code, Environment, § 15-1202, MD ENVIR § 15-1202
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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