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Chapter 521

< > Effective - 02 Jan 1979, see footnote bottom

  521.860.  Court may require bond, when. — 1.  Whenever suit is brought against any sheriff, marshal, or other duly authorized officer or his sureties or the representatives of any of them on account of any levy on or sale of any property or interest therein, and notice of such levy or sale was made, said court shall not order the payment of the proceeds of such sale to the party or parties who may appear to be entitled to the same unless such parties shall have given a bond as required in section 521.850 or shall forthwith give such bond.

  2.  The court in which such suit is brought may, in its discretion, permit any person who has given bond as aforesaid to be joined as defendant in such suit.

  3.  If in any such suit the plaintiff shall establish his right to any property or interest levied on or sold as aforesaid, the officer against whom such suit is brought, his sureties, and the legal representatives of any of them shall thereupon have a right to recover back any money paid as made on the levy or sale to which such suit related, and if such levy or sale was made by direction or authority of any person interested in the same or his agent shall also have a right to recover of the person so directing or authorizing such levy or sale all damages which such officer, his sureties, or the legal representatives of any of them may have paid on account of any such levy or sale.


(RSMo 1939 § 15696, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Prior revision: 1929 § 14748

Effective 1-02-79

---- end of effective  02 Jan 1979 ----

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