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574.13 STATE AND COUNTY OFFICERS; UNIFORM BOND.

When, by law, an official bond is required of any state or county officer, it shall be sufficient for all purposes if the same be substantially in the following form:

"Know All by These Presents, that ..................., as principal, and ..........., as surety ......., are jointly and severally held and firmly bound to the State of Minnesota in the sum of .................. dollars, lawful money of the United States, to the payment of which, well and truly to be made, we hereby bind ourselves, and each of us, our, and each of our, heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns, firmly by these presents.

Sealed with our seals and dated this ............ day of ..........., A.D. 20 .......

The condition of the above obligation is such that, whereas, the above bounden was heretofore duly elected (or appointed) to the office of ....................

Now, therefore, if the said ................ shall faithfully and impartially, in all things, during continuance in office, perform the duties thereof without fraud, deceit or oppression, and pay over without delay to the officer entitled by law thereto all moneys which shall come into the hands of ....... by virtue thereof, then this obligation shall be void; otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Signed, sealed and delivered ....................... (Seal)

in presence of

............................

............................"

History:

(9687) 1909 c 107 s 1; 1986 c 444