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DIVISION 15. RECLAMATION DISTRICTS [50000 - 53901]

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

PART 9. WARRANTS [53000 - 53342]

  ( Part 9 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

CHAPTER 2. Cancellation and Reissuance [53200 - 53247]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

ARTICLE 3. Lost, Destroyed, Mutilated or Defaced Warrants [53240 - 53247]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

53240.
  

When the board is convinced by clear and unequivocal proof that a warrant of the district, without bad faith on the part of the holder, has been lost, destroyed, or so mutilated or defaced as to impair its value to the holder, and when such instrument is capable of being identified by number and description, the board may issue or cause to be issued a duplicate thereof having the same maturity, bearing like interest, and having the same number as the warrant proved to have been lost, destroyed, mutilated or defaced.

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

53241.
  

A holder desiring to have a duplicate warrant issued shall make a written application to the board stating the facts, and shall accompany the application with a deposit of such a sum of money as is required by the board to cover the cost of preparing and issuing the duplicate.

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

53242.
  

The holder of a lost or destroyed warrant shall file, with the application, a bond in double the face value of the lost or destroyed warrant.

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

53243.
  

The bond must be approved by the board and conditioned to indemnify and save harmless the district for any claim upon the lost or destroyed warrant.

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

53244.
  

The bond of indemnification shall be executed jointly and severally by the holder and a corporate surety approved by the board and duly authorized to do business, and doing business, in the State.

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

53245.
  

The holder of a mutilated or defaced warrant shall, at the time of filing the application for a duplicate, deliver the mutilated or defaced warrant to the board for cancellation.

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

53246.
  

The board, upon receipt of an application for the replacement of a lost, destroyed, mutilated, or defaced warrant, shall pass a resolution stating the facts, the filing of the application, the compliance with the conditions prescribed in this article and directing the officer who supervised the preparation and issuance of the original warrant to issue or cause to be issued a duplicate thereof.

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

53247.
  

The duplicate warrant shall be signed by the same officers and issued in all respects as nearly as possible as the original instrument, and shall have all the force, effect and validity of the original warrant.

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

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