§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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