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(a) Agreements and operations under this subchapter are necessary to prevent waste and conserve the natural resources of the state and are not a violation of the provisions of Chapter 15, Business & Commerce Code, as amended.
(b) If a court finds a conflict between the provisions of this subchapter and the code cited in the previous subsection, this subchapter is intended as a reasonable exception to those laws which is necessary to prevent waste and conserve the natural resources.
(c) If a court finds that a conflict exists between this subchapter and the laws cited in Subsection (a) of this section and that this subchapter is not a reasonable exception to those laws, it is the intent of the legislature that this subchapter or any conflicting portion of this subchapter be declared invalid and that the previously cited laws remain valid.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Natural Resources Code - NAT RES § 53.117. Construction of Subchapter - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/natural-resources-code/nat-res-sect-53-117.html
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