5-7-8Priority to receive permit determined by application date.

Priority to receive a permit on each tract, as provided in § 5-7-45, shall be determined by the certification date on the application. The commissioner of school and public lands shall issue the lease accordingly.

Source: SDC 1939, § 15.0503 as added by SL 1953, ch 43, § 1; SL 1975, ch 48, § 2; SL 1993, ch 53, § 26.