Montana Title 82. Minerals, Oil, and Gas § 82-2-302. Ascertaining ownership of land

All prospectors for minerals, miners, or other persons contemplating surface disturbance by mechanical equipment other than hand tools on lands within the state of Montana are required to ascertain the ownership and possessory right of any land before performing any such operations causing surface disturbance such as road or trail building or any other work disturbing the surface on such land.

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