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Arkansas Code Title 18. Property § 18-44-303. Preferences

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(a) The lien given in this subchapter against the land, or leasehold interest in the land, and against the oil pipeline or gas pipeline, including the pipeline right-of-way, the lease for oil or gas purposes, including the buildings and appurtenances situated on the land, the materials and supplies hauled by trucks, teams, tractors, draglines, or other equipment furnished for that purpose and used upon and about the oil or gas well, water well, oil or gas pipeline, and all other supplies, equipment, materials, buildings, and improvements used upon all other oil wells, gas wells, water wells, leasehold interests, etc., upon the leasehold interest or land to which the lien attaches shall be prior and paramount to, and in preference of, any and all prior or subsequent liens, including materialman's liens, encumbrances, mortgages, bills of sale, or assignments of interest.

(b) The lien for hauling shall be of equal dignity with that of the common laborer who actually performs manual labor on or about drilling, operating, completing, equipping, maintaining, and repairing oil or gas wells, or in the production of oil and gas, the laying and removal of pipelines, and the building of storage tanks.

(c) The lien provided for shall attach in preference to any prior or subsequent lien or encumbrances, including materialman's liens, or mortgages, or assignments of interest, or bills of sale.

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