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1953 Minnesota Statutes Annotations

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Table of Chapters

List of Statute Chapters by Part
Chapters Title
1 Sovereignty, jurisdiction
2 Territorial divisions
3 Legislature
4 Governor
5 Secretary of state
6 State auditor
7 State treasurer
8 Attorney general
9 Executive council
10 General provisions
11 State board of investment
15 Departments of state in general
16 Department of administration
17 Department of agriculture, dairy, and food
18 Entomology; nurseries; insects; diseases
19 Apiaries
20 Noxious bushes and weeds
21 Seeds, potatoes
22 Cooperative marketing
23 Cooperative credits
24 Insecticides, acids, paints, canning compounds
25 Animal foods
27 Wholesale produce dealers
28 Cold storage
29 Eggs
30 Vegetables, fruits
31 Foods, frozen foods
32 Butter, cheese, cream, milk
33 Butter substitutes
34 Nonalcoholic beverages
35 Livestock sanitation
37 State agricultural society
38 County agricultural societies, fairs, farm bureaus
39 Stallions, jacks
40 Soil conservation
41 Conservator of rural credit
43 Department of civil service
44 Municipal civil service merit system
45 Department of commerce
46 Banking division
47 Financial corporations
48 Banks, trust companies
49 Liquidation, reorganization, consolidation
50 Savings banks
51 Savings, building, and loan
52 Credit unions
53 Industrial loan and thrift companies
54 Investment and loan companies
55 Safe deposit companies
56 Small loans
59 Certain investment companies
60 Insurance division
61 Life insurance
62 Accident and health insurance
63 Assessment benefit associations
64 Fraternal beneficiary associations
65 Fire insurance companies
66 Mutual companies
67 Township mutual companies
68 Title insurance companies
69 Fire and police department aid; firemen's and policemen's relief
70 Rate regulations
71 Foreign companies; mutual companies; hail insurance; fidelity and surety companies
72 Prohibitions; penalties; regulation of trade practices
73 State fire marshal
74 Protection of buildings
75 Theaters and halls
76 Dry cleaning and dyeing establishments
79 Compensation insurance
80 Securities division
81 Colonization
84 Department of conservation
84A Lands dedicated for conservation purposes
85 Division of state parks
88 Division of forestry
89 State forests; tree planting
90 Timber lands
91 Logs and lumber
92 Sales of lands, investment of proceeds
93 Mineral lands
94 Lands, state forests
97 Division of game and fish
98 Licenses
99 Game refuges, game and fur farms
100 Quadrupeds, birds
101 Fish
102 Commercial fishing
105 Division of waters
106 Drainage
107 Liens, bonds, refunding
108 County, judicial
109 Town
110 Dams; lake water levels
111 Conservancy
112 Flood control
113 Irrigation, other provisions
114 Dakota - Minnesota controlled boundary waters
117 Eminent domain
118 Depositories of public funds
120 State department of education
121 Administration, supervision
122 School districts; organization; consolidation; dissolution
123 School districts; ten townships, county units, unorganized territory
124 School districts; meetings, elections
125 School boards; powers, duties
126 Actions and penalties
127 School taxes, school funds
128 State and federal school aids
130 Teachers
131 Schools; classification, conduct
132 Admission and attendance
133 Text books
134 Libraries
135 Teachers retirement fund
136 State teachers colleges
137 University of Minnesota
138 Historical societies; historic sites; archives
140 Law libraries
141 Private trade schools
144 Department of health
145 Provisions relating to public health
146 Basic sciences
147 Physicians and surgeons
148 Occupations in protection of public health
149 Embalmers
150 Dentists, dental hygienists
151 Pharmacy
152 Prohibited drugs
153 Chiropody
154 Barbers
155 Beauticians
156 Veterinarians
157 Hotels; regulation, protection
158 University of Minnesota hospitals
159 Voluntary nonprofit medical service
160 Roads, general provisions
161 Department of highways
162 County roads
163 Town roads
164 Bridges on roads
165 Ferries
166 Roads or cartways jointly constructed or Improved
168 Motor vehicles
169 Highway traffic regulation
170 Safety responsibility
171 Drivers licenses
172 Highway patrolmen, retirement
175 Department of labor and industry
176 Workmen's compensation
177 Minimum wages
178 Master and apprentice
179 Labor relations
180 Mine inspectors
181 Employment; wages, conditions, hours, restrictions
182 Equipment, places of employment; regulation
183 Foundries, elevators, boilers; regulation
184 Employment agencies
185 Labor disputes; injunctions, restraining orders
190 The military forces
192 National guard
193 Armories
194 Naval militia
196 Department of veterans affairs
198 Minnesota Soldiers Home
200 General provisions, definitions
201 Registration of voters
202 Primary elections
203 Absent and disabled voters
204 Presidential electors
205 General provisions
206 Conduct of elections, manner of voting
207 U. S. senator; nomination, selection
208 Election contests
209 Voting machines
210 Penal provisions
211 Corrupt practices
212 Elections; towns, villages, certain cities
215 Public examiner
216 Railroad and warehouse commission
217 Carriers, general provisions
218 Common carriers; transportation
219 Common carriers; regulations, liabilities
220 Railways; street, suburban, interurban
221 Common carriers; contract carriers
222 Railways, utilities; general provisions
224 Livestock; dealers, exchanges, commission merchants
225 Public stockyards
227 Uniform warehouse receipts
228 Uniform bills of lading
230 Public warehouses, elevators, coal sheds; sites
231 Warehouses
232 Public local grain warehouses
233 Public terminal warehouses
234 Storage of grain on farms
235 Grain, general provisions
237 Telephone and telegraph companies
239 Weights, measures
245 Department of public welfare
246 Public institutions
247 Owatonna state school
248 Schools; deaf, blind
249 State training schools; boys, girls
250 State hospital, crippled children
251 Consumptives, care, in state and county sanatoria, after discharge
252 Feebleminded, epileptics; schools, colonies
253 Hospitals and asylums for insane
254 Asylums, hospitals, inebriate farm
255 Senile persons
256 Social welfare
257 Children; custody of, illegitimate
259 Change of name, adoption
260 Dependent, neglected, delinquent children
261 General provisions
262 County system
263 Town system
264 St. Louis county
265 County old age pension system
268 Department of employment security
270 Department of taxation
271 Board of tax appeals
272 Taxation, general provisions
273 Taxes; listing, assessment
274 Assessments; review, correction, equalization
275 Levy, extension
276 Collection, accounting, distribution
277 Delinquent personal property taxes, defenses
278 Real estate taxes; objections, defenses
280 Real estate tax judgment sales
281 Real estate tax sales, redemption
282 Tax forfeited land sales
283 Refundment
284 Actions involving tax titles
285 Money and credits
287 Registry tax, real estate mortgages
289 Registered tonnage
290 Income taxes, franchise taxes
291 Inheritances, devises, bequests
292 Gift taxes
293 Educational institutions; exempt property, income
294 General provisions
295 Railroad, express, freight line, sleeping car, telephone, telegraph, trust companies
296 Gasoline, gasoline substitutes
297 Sales taxes
298 Occupation taxes
299 Ore; tax upon royalties
300 General provisions
301 Minnesota business corporations
302 Uniform stock transfer act
303 Foreign corporation
304 Corporations organized for reclaiming timber lands
305 Boom companies
306 Public cemeteries
307 Private cemeteries
308 Cooperative associations
309 Social and charitable organizations
310 Corporations organized to acquire and manage public lands and provide recreation facilities
311 Chambers of commerce; trading exchanges
312 Lodges, fraternal orders, and similar organizations
313 Societies for securing homes for children
314 Corporations to maintain homes for the aged
315 Religious associations
316 Actions respecting
317 Nonprofit corporations
322 Limited partnerships
323 Partnerships
325 Manufactures and sales
326 Employments licensed by state
327 Hotels, public resorts
328 Chain stores, mail order companies
329 Hawkers, peddlers, transient merchants
330 Auctioneers
331 Newspapers
332 Aids to liquidation of debts
333 Trade names and registration of insignia
334 Money, rates of interest
335 Uniform negotiable instruments
340 Intoxicating liquors
341 Athletic commission
343 Prevention of cruelty
344 Partition fences
345 Unclaimed property
346 Estrays; animals, doing damage, at large
347 Dogs
348 Bounties, rewards
350 State officers and employees, salaries
351 Resignations, vacancies, removals
352 State employees retirement association
353 Public employees retirement association
356 Legislative advisory committee
357 Fees
358 Seals, oaths, acknowledgments
359 Notaries public
360 Aeronautics
361 Vessels navigating lakes and waters
362 Business research and development
365 General provisions
366 Town board; board of audit
367 Town officers
368 Special provisions
370 New counties; change of boundaries
373 Powers, duties, privileges
374 Courthouse and city hall
375 County boards
376 Hospitals, sanatoriums, nursing homes
377 County and city hospitals
378 Bodies of water
379 Organization, formation, and partition of towns, and alteration of boundaries thereof
380 County boards of certain counties
381 Section lines
382 County officers
383 Counties over 150,000
384 County auditor
385 County treasurer
386 Register of deeds
387 Sheriff
388 County Attorney
389 County Surveyor
390 Coroner; morgue
391 County assessor
392 County purchasing agent
393 County welfare board
394 Building commission, planning board
395 Agricultural assistance, development
396 Building restrictions
410 Classification; charters
411 Incorporation, cities fourth class
412 Villages
413 Change in limits or name
415 Governing bodies
416 Public buildings
418 Officers, employees
419 Police public service commissions
420 Firemen's civil service commissions
421 Civil service commissions
422 Retirement allowances, cities first class
423 Police pensions
424 Firemen's relief and retirement
425 Bureau of health, pensions
426 Finance, taxation
427 Depositories, city and village funds
428 Public improvements, certain cities
429 Local improvements, special assessments
430 Land for streets and parks ( Elwell law )
431 Sewers and sewage disposal
432 Waterworks, water mains, appurtenances
433 Sprinkling; streets, boulevards
434 Pavements, curbs, gutters
435 Public improvements, other proceedings
436 Law enforcement
437 Police regulations
438 Fire prevention
439 Board of Fire and Police Commissioners
440 Work or works on or in streets
441 Streets, bridges
442 Sewage disposal; water and sewage
443 Sewage and rubbish disposal
444 Sewers, drains, storm sewers
445 Minneapolis - St. Paul sanitary district
447 Hospitals, welfare activities
448 Parks, parkways; park districts; park boards
449 Entertainment
450 Recreational facilities
451 Franchises, permits
452 Municipal ownership
453 Municipally-owned utilities
454 Public enterprises
455 Electrical
456 Waterworks
457 Water and light plants
458 Docks; quays; levees; wharves; landing and loading places; water freight, passenger stations; termin
459 Municipal activities
460 Housing
461 Health regulations
462 Planning, zoning
463 Other regulations
465 Rights, powers
470 Municipalities emergency act
471 Provisions relating to two or more political subdivisions
475 Public indebtedness
476 State loans
477 Refunding
480 Supreme court
481 Attorneys at law
482 Revisor of statutes
484 District courts
485 Clerks of district court
486 Court reporters
487 Probation department, Hennepin county
488 Municipal courts
489 Court commissioner
490 Retirement of judges
491 Conciliation courts
492 Traffic violations bureaus
500 Estates in real property
501 Uses and trusts
502 Powers of appointment
503 Official trustees for the purpose of conveying townsite lands
504 Landlords and tenants
505 Plats; coordinates
507 Conveyancing, recording
508 Conveyancing, registration
509 Registration; marks, brands
510 Homestead exemptions
511 Chattel mortgages; conditional sales; pledges; seed loans
512 Sale of goods
513 Frauds
514 Liens; labor, material
517 Marriage
518 Divorce
519 Married women; rights, privileges
520 Uniform fiduciaries
521 Assignments of accounts receivable
522 Uniform trust receipts
525 Probate code
526 Probate general provisions
530 Justice courts
531 Civil cases
532 Executions, appeals, extraordinary remedies
540 Parties to actions
541 Limitation of time, commencing actions
542 Venue of actions
543 Civil actions, commencement
544 Pleadings
545 Motions, orders
546 Trials
547 New trials
548 Judgments
549 Costs, disbursements
550 Executions; redemption; exemptions
555 Uniform declaratory judgments
556 Usurpation, prevention; charters, letters patent; vacation
557 Actions relating to real property
558 Partition of real estate
559 Adverse claims to real estate
561 Nuisance, trespass, waste; damages
565 Claim and delivery
566 Forcible entry and unlawful detainer
570 Attachment
571 Garnishment
572 Arbitration and award
573 Personal representatives, heirs; actions
574 Bonds, fines, forfeitures
575 Proceedings supplementary to execution
576 Receivers, property of absentees
577 Assignments for benefit of creditors
579 Boats, vessels; actions against
580 Real estate mortgages; foreclosure; advertisement
581 Real estate mortgages; foreclosure, action
582 Real estate mortgages; foreclosure, general provisions
585 Injunctions
586 Mandamus
587 Writs of prohibition
588 Contempts
589 Habeas corpus
593 Juries, jurors
595 Witnesses
596 Subpoenas
597 Depositions
598 Perpetuation of testimony
599 Judicial notice, proof; judicial records, decisions
600 Documents as evidence
602 Construction statutes, evidence
603 Procuring evidence; inspection
605 Appeal from district court
606 Administrative boards, decisions; certiorari
607 Supreme court; costs and disbursements
610 Crimes, general provisions
611 Rights of accused
612 Offenses against sovereignty
613 Offenses against public justice
614 Offenses against public policy
615 Offenses against public peace
616 Offenses against public health and safety
617 Offenses relating to chastity, morals, decency
618 Offenses relating to narcotics
619 Crimes against the person
620 Offenses against property by fraud
621 Offenses against property by force
622 Larceny
623 Unlawful business practices
625 Prevention of crime
626 Investigation, apprehension; records
627 Jurisdiction
628 Accusation
629 Extradition, arrest, bail
630 Pre-trial procedure
631 Trial, judgment, sentence
632 New trials, appeals, writs of error
633 Justice court
634 Special rules, evidence; privileges, witnesses
636 Juvenile offenders
637 Indeterminate sentences, paroles
638 Board of pardons
640 State prison and reformatories
641 County jails
642 Lockups
643 Work farms
645 Interpretation of statutes
648 Publication of Minnesota Statutes and Annotations

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