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282.016 Prohibited purchasers.

No county auditor, county treasurer, court administrator of the district court, or county assessor or supervisor of assessments, or deputy or clerk or employee of such officer, and no commissioner for tax-forfeited lands or assistant to such commissioner may become a purchaser of the properties offered for sale under the provisions of this chapter, either personally, or as agent or attorney for any other person, except that such officer, deputy, court administrator, employee or commissioner for tax-forfeited lands or assistant to such commissioner may (1) purchase lands owned by that official at the time the state became the absolute owner thereof or (2) bid upon and purchase forfeited property offered for sale under the alternate sale procedure described in section 282.01, subdivision 7a.

HIST: 1959 c 280 s 1; 1986 c 444; 1Sp1986 c 3 art 1 s 82; 1992 c 511 art 9 s 6