32-1-444. Deposit in name of minor. Whenever any deposit shall be made in any bank by or in the name of any minor, the same shall be held for the exclusive right and benefit of such minor and free from the control or lien of all persons whatsoever, except creditors, and shall be paid, with any interest due thereon, to the person in whose name the deposit was made, and the receipt of such minor is a sufficient release or discharge for such deposit to the bank.
History: En. Sec. 51, Ch. 89, L. 1927; re-en. Sec. 6014.55, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 9, Ch. 71, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 5-530.