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Act 200 of 1945
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Act 200 of 1945

AN ACT to define a marketable record title to an interest in land; to require the filing of notices of claim of interest in such land in certain cases within a definite period of time and to require the recording thereof; to make invalid and of no force or effect all claims with respect to the land affected thereby where no such notices of claim of interest are filed within the required period; to provide for certain penalties for filing slanderous notices of claim of interest, and to provide certain exceptions to the applicability and operation thereof.

History: 1945, Act 200, Eff. Sept. 6, 1945

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 565.101SectionMarketable record title.
Section 565.101aSection“Mineral interest” defined.
Section 565.102SectionUnbroken chain of title to interest in land; conditions.
Section 565.103SectionMarketable record title; successors in interest; notice of claims; filing for record.
Section 565.104SectionMarketable record title; failure to file notice not to bar right to possession; applicability to government property or oil and gas interests.
Section 565.105SectionNotice of claim to contain land description; requirements; recording, fees, indexing.
Section 565.106SectionConstruction of act; purpose; extinguishment of claim.
Section 565.107SectionLimitations of actions.
Section 565.108SectionFiling slanderous notices of claims; costs awarded to plaintiff.
Section 565.109SectionRepealed. 2018, Act 572, Eff. Mar. 29, 2019.
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