Alaska Statutes.
Title 46. Water, Air, Energy, and Environmental Conservation
Chapter 15. Water Use Act
Section 180. Crimes.
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AS 46.15.180. Crimes.

(a) A person may not

(1) construct works for an appropriation, or divert, impound, withdraw, or use a significant amount of water from any source without a permit, certificate of appropriation, or authorization issued under this chapter;

(2) violate an order of the commissioner to cease and desist from preventing any water from moving to a person having a prior right to use it;

(3) disobey an order of the commissioner requiring the person to take steps to cause the water to move to a person having a prior right to use it;

(4) fail or refuse to install meters, gauges, or other measuring devices or control works;

(5) violate an order establishing corrective controls for an area or for a source of water;

(6) knowingly make a false or misleading statement in a declaration of existing right.

(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(c) Crimes under this section are in addition to any other crimes provided by law.

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