2018 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 27 - Property and Conveyances
Section 27-13-30. Limitation on alien land ownership.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 27-13-30 (2018)

No alien or corporation controlled by aliens, either in his or its own right or as trustee, cestui que trust or agent, shall own or control within the limits of this State more than five hundred thousand acres of land. Nothing in this section shall apply to lands owned or controlled by any such person or corporation nor to lands mortgaged to such a person or corporation on March 9, 1896, nor shall this section apply to lands conveyed by an alien to a corporation controlled by such alien.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 57-103; 1952 Code Section 57-103; 1942 Code Section 7790; 1932 Code Section 7790; Civ. C. '22 Section 4053; Civ. C. '12 Section 2689; Civ. C. '02 Section 1795; 1896 (22) 211; 1945 (44) 51; 1955 (49) 98; 1956 (49) 2971.

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