The Law of Taxation in Michigan; Including General Taxation, Drain Taxes, Special Assessments, Pleading, Practice, Forms

The Law of Taxation in Michigan; Including General Taxation, Drain Taxes, Special Assessments, Pleading, Practice, Forms

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...of the lands to be drained thereby and to be assessed therefor" is void for uncertainty, and impossible of execution. There is no means of determining, until the final review of the assessment, in such a case, whether or not the commissioner had jurisdiction. Where, however, the requirement is that a certain number of the petitioners be "liable" to such an assessment, the provision is good, since the word "liable" contains the idea of a contingency. Giving the word "liable" in the general drain law the contingent meaning authorized by the authorities, those liable to an assessment for benefits should mean those who might properly be assessed for benefits. the requirement is not void for uncertainty." Act 193 of Public Acts of 1909, requires the petition to be signed by not less than one-third of the owners of lands traversed by the proposed drain. To clean out. deepen, widen, extend or straighten a drain. 1881. The law of 1881. 1 H. S. 1696, required five signers on a petition for drain proceedings, who should be resident free holders of the townships affected. It is silent as to the interest of the petitioners. 1885..Act 227, Chap. VIII, 1, permitted any owner of land which had been assessed on the construction of the drain, to petition therefor. This was in force until 1889. 1889. Act, Chap. VIII, 1, required five signers, one or more of whom were the owners of land which had been assessed on the construction of the drain. This was in force until 1893. Act 203, Chap. VIII, 1, required five signers, one or more of whom should be the owners of lands which would be liable to an assessment for benefits. See note to 242, supra. Sec. 1, of Chap. VIII of Act 272 of...show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123681407X
  • 9781236814074