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Section 1520.04 | Failure to pay rentals - mortgage foreclosure suit.


(A) If any person who has entered into a lease with the director of natural resources under section 1520.02 or 1520.03 of the Revised Code fails to pay any rental agreed to be paid in the lease at the time specified in the lease, whether or not a demand for the rental is made, the director may declare the lease void and may sell, lease, exchange, give, or grant the canal lands or sell or lease the water that was the subject of the original lease to another person in accordance with those sections, as applicable.

(B) When any building that is sold on foreclosure in a delinquent tax suit or in a mortgage foreclosure suit is located on canal lands that have been leased under section 1520.02 of the Revised Code, the director shall either transfer to the purchaser of the building the original lease that was executed under that section or cancel the original lease and sell, lease, exchange, give, or grant the canal lands to the purchaser of the building in accordance with that section.

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