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Act 272 of 1909
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Act 272 of 1909

AN ACT to authorize the boards of trustees of the townships of this state to acquire and enlarge burying grounds and approaches to burying grounds in their respective townships and to provide the manner of acquiring private property for that purpose.

History: 1909, Act 272, Eff. Sept. 1, 1909 ;-- Am. 1980, Act 380, Imd. Eff. Jan. 2, 1981

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 128.151SectionTownship board of trustees; providing new burying ground or enlarging limits of existing burying ground; providing suitable approaches or enlarging limits of existing approach; inability to agree; application for jury; determining just compensation and necessity for using real estate.
Section 128.152SectionSummons or venire facias commanding county sheriff or constable to summon freeholders to appear as jury; application and issuance; ascertaining just compensation and necessity for using real estate; notice to owner or occupant; service.
Section 128.153SectionNotice to township board of trustees; publication; service of notice on owner.
Section 128.154SectionJudge; duties; jury summons, return, contents; empaneling.
Section 128.155SectionJury sworn by judge; subpoenas for witnesses; visiting and examining premises; jurors' certificate; signatures and indorsement; judge's certificate.
Section 128.156SectionJudgment; collection.
Section 128.157SectionIncompetent or unknown owner; county treasurer, duties; funds subject to court order.
Section 128.158SectionVesting of fee; conditions; writ of possession.
Section 128.159SectionPossession by township; writ of possession.
Section 128.160SectionJury disagreement; adjournment, limit.
Section 128.161SectionParties to suit; proof of claims; settlement.
Section 128.162SectionPayment order; issuance, receipt; evidence.
Section 128.163SectionSubsequent proceedings.
Section 128.164SectionFees; compensation.
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