82-2-113. Effect of patent. The issuance of a United States patent for a mining claim is considered conclusive evidence that the requirements of the laws of this state relative to the location and record of such mining claim have been duly complied with. However, if questions of priority are involved, the date of the location shall be an issuable fact when it is claimed to have been prior to the date of the record of the location.
History: En. Sec. 12, Ch. 16, L. 1907; Sec. 2294, Rev. C. 1907; re-en. Sec. 7378, R.C.M. 1921; re-en. Sec. 7378, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 10, Ch. 39, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 50-714.