CONSTRUCTION LIEN ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 497 of 1980
570.1112 Endorsing and indexing instrument by register of deeds; recording fee; constructive notice.
(1) If a notice of commencement, claim of lien, certificate of discharge of lien, or a certificate of a county clerk that no proceedings to enforce a statement or claim of lien have been commenced within the period provided by law is recorded in the office of a register of deeds, the register shall endorse thereon the date of its recording and shall properly index the instrument.
(2) The fee for recording an instrument described in subsection (1) shall be the same as the fee that is provided by law for the recording of a real estate mortgage.
(3) The recording of a notice of commencement or a claim of lien shall operate as constructive notice to subsequent purchasers or encumbrancers in the same manner as the recording of a real estate mortgage.
History: 1980, Act 497, Eff. Jan. 1, 1982
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