(1) Violation of ORS 537.130 (Permit to appropriate water required) (2) is punishable, upon conviction, by a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $250, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than six months, or both.
(2) Any person who willfully diverts or uses water to the detriment of others without compliance with law shall be punished as provided in subsection (1) of this section. The possession or use of water, except when a right of use is acquired in accordance with law, shall be prima facie evidence of the guilt of the person using it.
(3) Violation of ORS 537.535 (Unlawful use or appropriation of ground water, including well construction and operation) (1) is punishable, upon conviction, by a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $250, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than six months, or both. Violation of ORS 537.747 (Water well constructor's license) is a Class B misdemeanor.
(4) Justice courts shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit courts in the trial of all violations under this section. [Subsection (3) enacted as 1955 c.708 §36; 1963 c.293 §3; 1981 c.416 §8]
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