2017 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 38 - Property - Real and Personal
Real Property
Article 42 - Oil, Gas, and Mining Leases
§ 38-42-106. Record of lease no longer notice unless affidavit recorded

(1) The lessee of any oil, gas, or other mineral lease given on or after March 28, 1967, on land situated in this state or any owner of a partial interest in such lease shall, prior to the expiration of six months after the expiration of the primary or definite term set forth in the lease, record in the office of the county clerk and recorder of the county wherein such land is situate an affidavit if the affiant claims an extension of the term of the lease beyond the primary or definite term thereof. If no such affidavit is recorded, then six months after the expiration of the primary or definite term of such lease, the record thereof, if any, shall cease to be notice and shall have no more effect than an unrecorded instrument.

(2) The lessee of any oil, gas, or other mineral lease given prior to March 28, 1967, on land situated in this state or any owner of a partial interest in such lease shall, within six years after March 28, 1967, or prior to the expiration of six months after the expiration of the primary or definite term set forth in the lease, whichever is later, record in the office of the county clerk and recorder of the county wherein such land is situate an affidavit if the affiant claims an extension of the term of the lease beyond the primary or definite term thereof. If such affidavit is not so recorded, then after the expiration of such six-year period, or six months after the expiration of the primary or definite term set forth in the lease, whichever is later, the record of such lease, if any, shall cease to be notice and shall have no more effect than an unrecorded instrument.

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