2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:3861 - Definition of terms used in R.S. 13:3851 through 13:3860; provisions applicable to seizure of immovable property by constable or marshal

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:3861 (2017)

§3861. Definition of terms used in R.S. 13:3851 through 13:3860; provisions applicable to seizure of immovable property by constable or marshal

As used in R.S. 13:3851 through 13:3860: the term "recorder of mortgages" means "clerk of court and ex officio recorder of mortgages" in all parishes except Orleans; and the word "sheriff" in Orleans Parish means "civil sheriff of the parish of Orleans".

The provisions of R.S. 13:3851 through 13:3860 apply to the seizure of immovable property by a constable of a justice of the peace court, or a constable or marshal of a city court; and in such cases wherever the word "sheriff" appears therein it shall be construed to mean "constable" or "marshal", as the case may be.

Acts 1960, No. 32, §6, eff. Jan. 1, 1961.

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