MCL - Section 554.401

SALE OF CERTAIN LANDS (EXCERPT)
Act 258 of 1925


554.401 Lands sale held for public purposes and new lands purchase; bill of complaint.

Sec. 1.

     Whenever any lands shall heretofore or hereafter be conveyed by any grant or devise to be held or used for any religious, educational, charitable, benevolent or public purpose, with a condition annexed in the instrument of conveyance that in event said lands shall at any time cease to be held or used for the purpose set forth in such conveyance, title thereto shall revert to the grantor or devisor and his heirs, and it shall appear in the judgment of the officers, trustees or governing body of the grantee named in such conveyance that because of changed conditions or circumstances since the execution of such conveyance it is impossible or impractical to longer hold or use said lands for the purpose mentioned in such conveyance and that the religious, educational, charitable, benevolent or public object of the grantor or devisor, as set forth in such conveyance, may be prevented or defeated thereby, the said grantee may file a bill of complaint in the circuit court in chancery of the county in which said lands are situated, setting forth a correct description of such lands and the terms and conditions under which the same shall be held or used, together with a comprehensive statement of the changed conditions and circumstances which render it impossible or impractical to longer hold or use the same for the purpose mentioned in such conveyance.


History: 1925, Act 258, Eff. Aug. 27, 1925 ;-- CL 1929, 13518 ;-- CL 1948, 554.401