Go To Top capitol dome
Michigan Legislature
Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 140 of 2017
House: Adjourned until Tuesday, November 28, 2017 1:30:00 PM
Senate: Adjourned until Tuesday, November 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Michigan Legislature

Main Content

Section 600.5701

REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961


600.5701 Definitions.

Sec. 5701.

As used in this chapter:

(a) “Summary proceedings” means a civil action to recover possession of premises and to obtain certain ancillary relief as provided by this chapter and by court rules adopted in connection therewith.

(b) “Premises” includes lands, tenements, condominium property, cooperative apartments, air rights and all manner of real property. It includes structures fixed or mobile, temporary or permanent, vessels, mobile trailer homes and vehicles which are used or intended for use primarily as a dwelling or as a place for commercial or industrial operations or storage.

(c) “Lease” includes a written or verbal lease or license agreement for use or possession of premises.

(d) “District” means the judicial districts provided for in chapter 81.


History: Add. 1972, Act 120, Eff. July 1, 1972


© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

up icon