Section 9-12-23

Cancellation of leases of riparian bottoms; appeals.

Should any privately leased riparian bottoms be subsequently determined to be natural oyster reefs, said lease or leases shall be canceled by the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources; and, from the ruling so cancelling such lease or affecting the riparian rights, any person aggrieved may prosecute an appeal to the circuit court of the county in which the alleged natural reef is situated.

(Acts 1915, No. 107, p. 145; Code 1923, §2735; Code 1940, T. 8, §119.)