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Act 178 of 1941
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OIL AND GAS MINING

Act 178 of 1941

AN ACT defining the rights of cotenants, joint owners, tenants in common and coparceners in lands; to provide for the development and operation of such lands for oil and gas mining purposes; to grant jurisdiction to the circuit court to authorize the exploration, development and operation of such lands for oil and gas mining purposes; to determine and quiet the title to said lands and to repeal all acts in conflict herewith.


History: 1941, Act 178, Eff. Jan. 10, 1942


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 319.101SectionMineral rights in lands owned in undivided interest; right of majority to develop.
Section 319.102SectionGas and oil mining rights; definitions.
Section 319.103SectionProcedure; bill of complaint in circuit court in chancery.
Section 319.104SectionFiduciaries; right to prosecute and defend suits; parties.
Section 319.105SectionService of process upon defendants; manner.
Section 319.106SectionInterplea; appearance by interested persons.
Section 319.107SectionQuieting of titles.
Section 319.108SectionDecree to be granted if requested by majority in interest; ty interest holders, option to join in development, procedure; bond.
Section 319.109SectionLessees under oil or gas lease; right to maintain or defend processings.
Section 319.110SectionJudicature act; provisions applicable.
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