The holder of a certificate of location as provided for in Section 76.012 (Locator’s Certificate) of this code is protected in his possession of the location against trespass in the same manner as are freeholders.
This section applies only as long as the stakes or pipes and buoys required by this chapter are maintained in their correct positions and the locator complies with the law and the regulations governing the fish and oyster industries.Acts 1975, 64th Leg., p. 1405, ch. 545, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1975.