2017 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 15 - Civil Remedies and Procedures
CHAPTER 67 - RECOVERY OF REAL PROPERTY
Section 15-67-260. Relation of landlord and tenant as affecting adverse possession.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 15-67-260 (2017)

Whenever the relation of landlord and tenant shall have existed between any persons the possession of the tenant shall be deemed the possession of the landlord until the expiration of ten years from the termination of the tenancy or, when there has been no written lease, until the expiration of ten years from the time of refusal to pay rent, notwithstanding that such tenant may have acquired another title or may have claimed to hold adversely to his landlord. But such presumptions shall not be made after the periods herein limited.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 10-2426; 1952 Code Section 10-2426; 1942 Code Section 382; 1932 Code Section 382; Civ. P. '22 Section 325; Civ. P. '12 Section 131; Civ. P. '02 Section 106; 1870 (14) 446 Section 109; 1873 (15) 496.

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