2006 Utah Code - 78-12-12.1 — Possession and payment of taxes -- Proviso -- Tax title.

     78-12-12.1.   Possession and payment of taxes -- Proviso -- Tax title.
     In no case shall adverse possession be established under the provisions of this code, unless it shall be shown that the land has been occupied and claimed for the period of seven years continuously, and that the party, his predecessors and grantors have paid all the taxes which have been levied and assessed upon such land according to law. Provided, however, that payment by the holder of a tax title to real property or his predecessors, of all the taxes levied and assessed upon such real property after the delinquent tax sale or transfer under which he claims for a period of not less than four years and for not less than one year after the effective date of this amendment, shall be sufficient to satisfy the requirements of this section in regard to the payment of taxes necessary to establish adverse possession.

No Change Since 1953

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