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Act 34 of 1978
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Act 34 of 1978

AN ACT to revise the laws relating to fences on certain lands and fence viewers; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts.

History: 1978, Act 34, Eff. Oct. 1, 1978

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 43.51Section“Fence” defined.
Section 43.53SectionPayment for construction and maintenance of fence; compensation for use of fence by adjoining property owner; constructing fence in lieu of compensation.
Section 43.54SectionFence viewer; appointment; term; request and payment for services; advance notice; compensation.
Section 43.55SectionFence viewer; duties; notice of decision; boundary disputes; appeal.
Section 43.56SectionSettlement of boundary line disputes; selection of fence viewer.
Section 43.57SectionConstructing or maintaining fence; decision or agreement to divide costs binding on heirs and assigns of parties.
Section 43.58SectionPayment of amount required under MCL 43.53 or MCL 43.55; time; amount as lien on property; report; spreading amount on assessment roll; collection; payment to property owner.
Section 43.59SectionRepeal of MCL 43.1 to 43.21.
Section 43.60SectionEffective date.
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