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DIVISION 15. RECLAMATION DISTRICTS [50000 - 53901]

  ( Division 15 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

PART 7. ASSESSMENTS [51200 - 51894]

  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

CHAPTER 5. Unredeemed Property [51660 - 51757]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

ARTICLE 4. Possession [51750 - 51757]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

51750.
  

When the redemption period has expired, and until the sale thereof, the district has the right to the possession of unredeemed parcels purchased at delinquency sale by the county treasurer as trustee for the district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

51751.
  

The board may maintain any action for the protection of the district’s rights in the unredeemed parcels, to the same extent as any other owner and the costs and expenses of such action or actions shall be a charge against the district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

51752.
  

The board may expend district funds necessary to retire liens against an unredeemed parcel superior to the title of the county treasurer as trustee for the district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

51753.
  

The board shall manage and control, and may lease for such reasonable rental and upon such terms as it deems advisable, and receive and collect the rental for all unredeemed parcels which remain unsold.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

51754.
  

The board may apply all rentals collected or moneys received by it from the lease of unredeemed, unsold parcels, or for the use or occupation of such parcels, to:

(a) The payment of the incidental expenses of holding and leasing the parcels.

(b) The payment of any other incidental expenses of, or legal charge against the district.

(c) The purchase of outstanding district bonds matured or unmatured, with their coupons at not more than the face value of such bonds plus the accrued interest thereon.

(d) The payment of any call of any operation and maintenance assessment on any unredeemed, unsold parcel theretofore purchased by the county treasurer as trustee for the district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

51755.
  

The bonds or coupons purchased by the board shall be forthwith delivered to the county treasurer and canceled.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

51756.
  

All rentals collected or moneys received from lease of parcels sold to the county treasurer as trustee for the district pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 4 of this part or for the use or occupation of such parcels, less the expenditures authorized by subdivisions (a) and (d) of Section 51754, shall be deposited in the county treasury to the credit of the bond fund of the district if the district is in default for interest or principal payment on any bonds issued by it.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

51757.
  

An amount equal to the revenues derived from each parcel by reason of the leasing, use or occupation thereof, less the incidental expenses of leasing and holding same, shall be credited by the county treasurer on the assessment lists against the delinquent charges on the parcel.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

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