THE FOURTH CLASS CITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 215 of 1895
81.8 Village deemed fourth class city; evidence.
When the declaration of incorporation mentioned in the last preceding section shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state, as therein directed, the said village shall be deemed in law to be, and shall be, a city of the fourth class duly incorporated under and subject to the provisions of this act, by the name expressed in said declaration of incorporation; and the declaration of incorporation filed in the office of the secretary of state and in the office of the county clerk aforesaid, or the records thereof, or certified copies of such records shall be prima facie evidence of the due and legal incorporation of such village as a city of the fourth class under the provisions of this act.
History: 1895, Act 215, Eff. Aug. 30, 1895
CL 1897, 2963
CL 1915, 2879
CL 1929, 1803
CL 1948, 81.8
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