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Chapter 37     Entire Code


ARTICLE 1. LANDS OF INFANTS, INSANE PERSONS, OR CONVICTS, AND LANDS HELD IN TRUST.

ARTICLE 2. ESCHEATS.

ARTICLE 2A. PUBLIC LAND CORPORATION OF WEST VIRGINIA.

ARTICLE 2B. REDEMPTION OF, AND CLARIFICATION OF TITLE TO, REAL PROPERTY FORMERLY HELD FOR RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES AND IMPROPERLY EXEMPTED FROM TAXES.

ARTICLE 3. SALE OF LAND FOR BENEFIT OF SCHOOL FUND.

ARTICLE 4. PARTITION.

ARTICLE 5. ADJOINING OWNERS.

ARTICLE 6. LANDLORD AND TENANT.

ARTICLE 6A. RESIDENTIAL RENTAL SECURITY DEPOSITS.

ARTICLE 7. WASTE.

ARTICLE 8. EMBLEMENTS.

ARTICLE 9. APPORTIONMENT OF RENT.

ARTICLE 10. LAND RECORDS PROCURED FROM VIRGINIA.

ARTICLE 11. CURATIVE PROVISIONS RESPECTING DEEDS AND OTHER WRITINGS AND THE RECORDATION THEREOF.

ARTICLE 13. REMOVAL, TRANSFER AND DISPOSITION OF REMAINS IN GRAVES LOCATED UPON PRIVATELY OWNED LANDS.

ARTICLE 13A. GRAVES LOCATED UPON PRIVATELY OWNED LANDS.

ARTICLE 14. THE REAL ESTATE APPRAISER LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION ACT.

ARTICLE 15. HOUSE TRAILERS, MOBILE HOMES, MANUFACTURED HOMES AND MODULAR HOMES.

ARTICLE 12. SURVEYORS.

§37-12-1. Survey by magnetic meridian; variations; measurement.

When any surveyor is required to survey lands which have been surveyed before, he shall make such survey by the magnetic meridian, but shall also return and certify in his plat the degree of the variation of the magnetic needle from the true meridian, at the time of the resurvey; and also (if the same can be done) the degree of such variation at the time of the original survey; and every survey, whether original or not, shall be made by horizontal measurement, unless otherwise provided by deed or contract.

§37-12-2. Execution of orders of survey.

Every surveyor shall promptly and faithfully execute any order of survey made by any court, of lands lying in his county, and make due return of a true plat and certificate thereof; and, if he fail to do so, he shall forfeit $50 to the party injured by such failure.

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