SEC. 49-5-157. Management, protection and inspection of natural area preserves.
(1) A natural area preserve is held in trust by the State of Mississippi for present and future generations and shall be managed and protected according to the rules and regulations set forth by the commission. A natural area preserve is hereby declared to be at the highest, best and most important use for the public.
(2) The commission shall inspect or provide for the inspection of at least annually, each natural area preserve to insure that the terms of the articles of dedication are being respected.
SOURCES: Laws, 1978, ch. 415, Sec. 9, eff from and after passage (approved March 23, 1978). Amended by Laws 2000, Ch. 516, Sec. 61, HB666, eff. from and after passage (approved April 30, 2000)
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2000