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Chapter 8 - STATUTES
R.S. of 1846 ‑ Revised Statutes of 1846 (8.1 - 8.9)
     R‑S‑1846‑8‑1‑1 ‑ CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER 1. OF THE STATUTES. (8.1...8.9)
          Section 8.1 ‑ Original acts; custody.
          Section 8.3 ‑ General rules of construction.
          Section 8.3a ‑ Approved usage; technical words and phrases.
          Section 8.3b ‑ Singular and plural; gender.
          Section 8.3c ‑ Authority of majority.
          Section 8.3d ‑ “Annual meeting” defined.
          Section 8.3e ‑ “Grantor” and “grantee” defined.
          Section 8.3f ‑ “Inhabitant” defined.
          Section 8.3g ‑ “Insane person” defined.
          Section 8.3h ‑ Repealed. 1978, Act 642, Eff. July 1, 1979.
          Section 8.3i ‑ “Land,”“real estate,” and “real property” defined.
          Section 8.3j ‑ “Month” and “year” defined.
          Section 8.3k ‑ “Oath” and “sworn” defined.
          Section 8.3l ‑ “Person” defined.
          Section 8.3m ‑ “Preceding” and “following” defined.
          Section 8.3n ‑ "Seal" defined.
          Section 8.3o ‑ “State” and “United States” defined.
          Section 8.3p ‑ Repealed. 1978, Act 642, Eff. July 1, 1979.
          Section 8.3q ‑ “Written” and “in writing” construed.
          Section 8.3r ‑ Acts of incorporation deemed public acts.
          Section 8.3s ‑ “General election” defined.
          Section 8.3t ‑ “Firearm” defined.
          Section 8.3u ‑ Re-enactments.
          Section 8.3v ‑ Population.
          Section 8.3w ‑ Section numbers.
          Section 8.4 ‑ Effect of repeal of repealing statute.
          Section 8.4a ‑ Effect of repeal.
          Section 8.4b ‑ Catchline not part of section.
          Section 8.4c ‑ “Shall not apply” defined.
          Section 8.5 ‑ Severability.
          Section 8.6 ‑ Statutes and rules; time; computation.
          Section 8.7 ‑ Department of natural resources; references.
          Section 8.8 ‑ “Law” defined; reference to “Michigan Compiled Laws”; reference to statute as including latest amendments; use of “as amended”; reference in title or enacting section to law adding or amending section subsequent to most recent published compilation.
          Section 8.9 ‑ Criminal offense committed on or after January 1, 2016; guilt; strict criminal liability; culpability; defense; section inapplicable to certain crimes; definitions.
Act 147 of 1956 ‑ CERTIFIED MAIL IN LIEU OF REGISTERED MAIL (8.11 - 8.11)
     Section 8.11 ‑ Statutes; definition: registered mail.
Act 46 of 1847 ‑ PRESERVATION OF LAWS (8.21 - 8.23)
     Section 8.21 ‑ Acts and joint resolutions; binding.
     Section 8.22 ‑ Acts and joint resolutions; binding after enrollment, certificate, signatures.
     Section 8.23 ‑ Acts and joint resolutions; bound volumes as records, expenses.
Act 242 of 1943 ‑ Repealed-COMPILATION OF LAWS (8.31 - 8.39)
Act 193 of 1970 ‑ COMPILATION OF LAWS AND RULES (8.41 - 8.48)
     Section 8.41 ‑ Compilations of laws and compilation of rules; legislative council; office of regulatory reform.
     Section 8.42 ‑ Administrative code; revision, procedure.
     Section 8.43 ‑ Administrative code; revision; purpose.
     Section 8.44 ‑ Revised rules; publication; certificate.
     Section 8.45 ‑ Contracts; supervision.
     Section 8.46 ‑ Republications; supplements.
     Section 8.47 ‑ Volumes of compiled laws and rules; examination; certification.
     Section 8.48 ‑ Compiled laws and administrative code; purchase; distribution.
Act 196 of 1909 ‑ Repealed-UNIFORMITY OF LEGISLATION (8.51 - 8.55)
Act 166 of 1929 ‑ Repealed-INDEX OF GENERAL LAWS (8.61 - 8.68)
Act 14 of 1897 ‑ Repealed-LAWS GIVEN IMMEDIATE EFFECT (8.101 - 8.101)

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