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Statutes > South-dakota > Title-46 > Chapter-02a > Statute-46-2a-18

46-2A-18. Abandonment of validated vested right. Recognition or validation of a vested right under § 46-5-49 or 46-6-2 does not protect the water right from a claim of abandonment or forfeiture based upon acts occurring in whole or in part after the date of the board's recognition or validation. The entry of an order under § 46-2A-17 does not protect the water right from a claim of abandonment or forfeiture based upon acts occurring in whole or in part after the date of the original acceptance of the filing of the claim by the chief engineer or the Board of Water Management.

Source: SL 1986, ch 363, § 3.