2005 West Virginia Code - §37-2B-7. — Protection of constitutional transferees; priority of redemption.

§37-2B-7. Protection of constitutional transferees; priority of redemption.

The provisions of this article shall not extend to or affect any real property or undivided interest therein which has been transferred to or vested in adverse claimants by operation of constitution, article XIII, section 3, in those cases where the color of title of such claimants originated in good faith and has been regularly maintained and protected against subsequent forfeiture and loss by entry and payment of taxes according to law: Provided, however, That in any case where there has been a constitutional transfer and the adverse claim has subsequently been acquired by the state for nonpayment or nonentry, the successor in title to the former religious, charitable or educational usage shall have a prior right of redemption.

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