Montana Code Annotated 1995

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     7-2-2723. Vesting of property and legal rights. The county designated in the petition for the abandonment of a county as the county to which the territory of the abandoned county shall be attached, subject to the provisions of this part, shall:
     (1) succeed to, have, possess, and own all other property, assets, liens, rights, remedies, and claims of every kind owned and belonging to or possessed by the abandoned county on the date when the same ceases to exist; and
     (2) have the right to demand, collect, and receive any and all money to which such abandoned county was entitled for taxes for which tax sales had not been held, for licenses, and for other demands remaining unpaid on the date when such abandoned county ceases to exist and to enforce in any manner authorized by law any and all of such rights, remedies, and claims.

     History: En. Sec. 12, Ch. 105, L. 1937; R.C.M. 1947, 16-4012.

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