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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1867
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THOMAS SWANN, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR. 345

lation thereto, to the Judge of the Circuit Court
of the judicial circuit, where said lands are situa-
ted, who shall examine the said proceedings, and
if the same appear to be regular, and the provi-
sions of law in relation thereto have been complied
with, shall order notice to be given by advertise-
ment published in such newspapers as he shall
direct, warning all persons interested in the pro-
perty sold to be and appear by a certain day in the
said notice to be named, to show cause if any they
have, why said sale should not be ratified, and
confirmed, and if no cause or an insufficient cause
be shown against the said ratification, the said
sale shall by the order and decree of the said
Judge or Court be ratified and confirmed, and the
purchaser shall have a good title, but if good
cause in the judgment of the said Judge bo shown
in the premises, the said sale shall be set aside, in
which case the said collector may proceed to a new
sale of the property.

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That wherever real
or leasehold property which shall be sold for taxes
in arrears shall belong solely to minors, married
women, or persons non compos mentis, it shall be
lawful for the collector to rent or lease said pro-
perty for the amount of the taxes in arrear and
the expenses of the proceedings, by public auction
at the Court House door of the county where the
lands are situated, and the property in such case
shall be struck off to the bidder, who will take it
for the shortest period of time, not less than one
year, for the said taxes, expenses and interest.

In case of
minors, mar-
ried women,
&c.

Sec. 3. And be it enacted. That nothing in the
two preceding sections contained, shall be author-
ized to affect any question of Title, not connected
with or dependent on the said sale by the col-
lector.

How constru-
ed.

Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That in all cases of
the sale of property, real or leasehold, for the
payment of taxes in arrear, it shall be the duty
of the collector at the time of the sale to require
the payment of the taxes in arrear and expenses
of sale, the balance of the purchase money shall
be paid at the expiration of a year and a day from
the time of sale, and until payment of the whole
44

Paymentó
how made.



 
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