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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 5. FLOOD CONTROL [8000 - 9651]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

PART 5. RECLAMATION BOARD BOND ACT [9250 - 9577]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

CHAPTER 7. Sale of Land for Delinquent Installments [9535 - 9577]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

ARTICLE 2. Purchase and Sale of Land by the Drainage District [9550 - 9558]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

9550.
  

If no bid is made for any parcel at the delinquent sale equal to the amount of installment or installments delinquent thereon, including the penalty, the county treasurer shall bid in and sell the parcel to the drainage district for the amount of the installment or installments and penalty.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9551.
  

Any parcel of land bid in and purchased by the drainage district at the delinquent sale shall be held in trust for the bond fund of the assessment upon which the land was sold and may be sold and conveyed by the board at any time after the expiration of the redemption period of one year at public or private sale, with or without notice to any person paying not less than the amount for which the parcel was bid in by the county treasurer at the delinquent sale, with interest thereon at the rate of 12 per cent per annum compounded yearly from the date of the delinquent sale, and also the amount of all subsequent installments then delinquent, with accrued interest and penalties thereon.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9552.
  

Payment for the land purchased under the next preceding section may be made by the purchaser either in cash or matured bonds and coupons issued upon assessment taken at their face value.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9553.
  

The board shall execute a deed to the purchaser at the sale conveying the property, free of encumbrances except State, county and other municipal taxes, assessments levied or assessed by statutory authority, and the unpaid balance of any assessment thereon levied by the board on lands in the drainage district.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9554.
  

The purchase price received in cash shall be paid by the board to the State Treasurer and any bonds or coupons received in payment by the board shall be canceled by the board and delivered to the State Treasurer.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9555.
  

All such money paid over and the canceled bonds or coupons delivered to the State Treasurer shall be credited to the bond fund of the assessment.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9556.
  

If any land held by the drainage district, pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, remains unsold after the final installment of the assessment has been collected by payment or sale, then the board shall sell all such lands at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, upon two weeks published notice substantially in the manner provided for notice upon delinquent sales.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9557.
  

The board shall execute to the purchaser a conveyance of the land free of incumbrances except State, county and municipal taxes, and assessments levied or assessed by statutory authority.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

9558.
  

The board shall deposit the proceeds of the sale with the State Treasurer to the credit of the bond fund of the assessment.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

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