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one and two of the township of Manchester, in the county of
Cancelment of tax.
SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the treasurer of the township of Manchester, in the county of Wash. tenaw, be authorized and required to cancel so much of the tax in the tax roll of said township for the year eighteen bun. dred and sixty, as results from the levying of a tax of one thousand dollars on the property of school districts number one and two of said township, for the purpose of building a union school house.
Sec. 2. The supervisor of said township shall, on being ap-
Sec. 3. This act shall take immediate effect.
Supervisor, duty of.
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AN ACT to repeal act No. 29, of the session laws of 1859.
SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That
Sec. 2. This act shall take immediate effect.
[ No. 4. ]
the townships of Shelby and Sterling, in the county of Ma-
Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Bonds aufractional school district number one, of Shelby and Sterling, in the county of Macomb, is hereby authorized to issue bonds in such sums, and for such amounts, not exceeding five thousand dollars, and drawing not exceeding ten per cent. interest, as such school district shall, at any annual or special meeting How issued. direct, by the votes of two-thirds of the legal voters of said dis. trict there assembled: Provided, That the meeting at which Proviso. such bonds shall be authorized, shall be called in the manner now provided by law.
Approved January 22, 1861.
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township of Holland, in the county of Ottawa, for the year
tended. the time for the collection of taxes in the township of Holland, in the county of Ottawa, is hereby extended to the first Monday of March next. Sec. 2. The treasurer of the township of Holland aforesaid, is Returns,
when made. hereby authorized and empowered to proceed and collect said tax in the same manner as during the lifetime of his warrant, and to make returns to the county treasurer on or before the first Monday of March next, and said warrant is continued in full force for said purpose until said time.
Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of said treasurer of said township, Bond to be before he shall be entitled to the benefit of this act, to pay over all moneys collected by him as provided by law, and to give to the county treasurer of his county an official bond as treasurer of said township, conditioned and to be approved by said county
treasurer as required by law, to pay over or otherwise account for said deferred taxes at the time limited by this act, or required by law.
Sec. 4. A transcript of all unpaid taxes returned to the treas. urer, in pursuance of the foregoing provisions, shall be returned to the Auditor General as soon as practicable; and such unpaid taxes shall be collected in the same manner, and with interest computed from the same time as other taxes for the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty, duly returned to the Auditor General for non-payment.
Sec. 5. This act shall take effect immediately.
[ No. 6. ] AN ACT to legalize the tax roll of the township of Ionia, in
the county of Ionia, for the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty, and to authorize the collection of the same.
Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the tax roll of the township of Ionia, in the county of Ionia, for the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty, be and the same is hereby declared to be as valid and legal as it would be if the tax levied on each description in said roll was extended opposite to, and on the same line with said description.
Sec. 2. The treasurer of said township is hereby authorized and empowered to proceed and collect all taxes remaining due and unpaid on the same, and make his return at any time on or before the first Monday in March next, and the warrant thereto attached is hereby continued and declared to be in full force and effect, for the purposes named therein, until said first Monday in March next.
Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the treasurer of said township, before he shall be entitled to the benefit of this act, to pay over all moneys collected during the lifetime of his warrant,
as is now provided by law, and to renew his official bond to Renewal of
bond. the satisfaction of the treasurer of said county.
Sec. 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
[ No. 7. ] AN ACT to provide for the collection and return of taxes by
township treasurers in newly organized counties, in certain cases.
Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Duty of
township when any new county shall be organized, and officers elected treasurer. and qualified after the State and county tax has been assessed in such new county, by the county to which it had been attached, and before the township treasurers have made their returns, the said township treasurers of such newly organized counties shall make their returns to, and pay over the moneys Collection of and settle with the county treasurer of the county from whom they received their warrants, and to whom they have given bond, and the collection of said taxes shall proceed and be made as though no new county had been organized or set off.
Sec. 2. Such newly organized county, and the county to which apportionthe same, or any part thereof, was formerly attached, shall taxes. settle and adjust their equitable rights in a division and apportionment of such taxes between them, according to the provis-. ions of section twenty-one, of chapter nine, of the compiled laws, and the sections following to section twenty-five inclusive.
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
[ No. 8. ] AN ACT to provide for the restoration of lost records, papers
or other proceedings in courts of record. Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Application whenever any record, paper or proceeding in or relating to any made.
cause or special proceeding pending or determined in any court
record, paper or proceeding, be prepared and filed in said court Proof before Sec. 2. The person asking [making] such application shall show
to the satisfaction of the court, that the record, paper or proceed-
out the fault or connivance, directly or indirectly, of such appliNotice of
cant; and thereupon the court shall direct the manner of proproceeding.
ceeding to supply the loss, and the notices which shall be given
to parties interested in the application. Powers of
Sec. 3. The court before whom any such application is pending, may issue subpænas for, and compel the attendance of witnesses, or may direct the examination of witnesses on interrogatories, and compel such witnesses to submit to such examination for the purpose of establishing any point in any proceeding
under this act. Order of
Sec. 4. If the couri shall be satisfied that the record, paper or proceeding proposed to be substituted for the lost, exhibits all the material facts of the original, an order shall be entered that said substituted record, paper or proceeding, be filed or recorded with the officer to whom belongs the custody of the original ; and during the continuance of such loss, the substituted record, paper or proceeding, shall have the same effect in all respects and in all places as the original.
Sec. 5. The supreme court may make general rules for pro. ceedings under this act, and such rules, when made, shall govern all inferior courts.
Approved January 23, 1861.
Rules of sa.