S.D. Codified Laws § 21-24-1

Current with legislation signed by the governor on or before 3/6/2024
Section 21-24-1 - Power of courts to provide declaratory relief-Form and effect of declarations

Courts of record within their respective jurisdictions shall have power to declare rights, status, and other legal relations whether or not further relief is or could be claimed. No action or proceeding shall be open to objection on the ground that a declaratory judgment or decree is prayed for. The declaration may be either affirmative or negative in form and effect; and such declaration shall have the force and effect of a final judgment or decree.

SDCL 21-24-1

SL 1925, ch 214, § 1; SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 37.0101.