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St. Clair Lighthouse Site (Excerpt) Act 5 Of 1935

Published: 2015

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Act 5 of 1935

3.364 Lighthouse on St. Clair flats; conveyance of lands to federal government; reversion.

Sec. 4.

Upon the acceptance of such surrenders and upon payment to the state treasurer by the United States government of the sums authorized to be paid for the respective sites described in this act, the director of conservation of the state of Michigan is hereby authorized and empowered to convey by quit claim deed or deeds for and in behalf of the state of Michigan the title to said described lands to the United States for use as sites for lighthouses and other aids to navigation: Provided, That any such deed or deeds shall contain a provision providing that the lands contained therein shall revert to the state of Michigan when the same shall cease to be used as sites for lighthouses or other aids to navigation. The governor is authorized to cede to the United States jurisdiction of said lands: Provided, That this cession is upon the express condition that the state of Michigan shall so far retain concurrent jurisdiction with the United States in and over said lands aforesaid, that all civil and criminal process issued by any court of competent jurisdiction or officers having authority of law to issue such process and all orders made by such court, or any judicial officer duly empowered to make such orders necessary to be served upon any person, may be executed upon said lands in the same way and manner as if jurisdiction had not been ceded as aforesaid.

History: 1935, Act 5, Imd. Eff. Feb. 26, 1935


CL 1948, 3.364

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