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WVC 54-2-20 §54-2-20. Recordation of certified copy of condemnation order.
When land or an estate or interest therein is taken or appropriated under the provisions of this chapter, the clerk of the court in which such proceeding is had shall, at the cost of the applicant, file and record with the clerk of the county court of each county wherein such land is, a certified copy of the order or orders of appropriation, and from the time of the filing thereof as aforesaid, the applicant shall be deemed a purchaser of the land or the estate or interest therein so taken or appropriated, with like effect as if the record owner, if made a party to such proceeding, had executed to such applicant a deed for the land or the estate or interest therein so taken or appropriated. The clerk shall record and index the same in the manner provided in section seven, article four, chapter fifty-one of this code.

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