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     7-19-3.   Compromise of mortgage indebtedness authorized on refinancing. Whenever any school fund mortgage or courthouse or jail building fund loan mortgage held by any county is in default and is being refinanced through any other loaning agency, and the total amount due thereon for principal, interest, and taxes is greater than the value of the real estate securing such mortgage, and it is impossible to collect the full amount of said mortgage indebtedness by foreclosure of said mortgage or otherwise, the board of county commissioners may in its discretion compromise the amount due on such mortgage for cash or federal farm mortgage corporation bonds which said compromise shall be in full satisfaction of any such loan if in the opinion of said board such compromise would be to the advantage and best interest of said county.

Source: SL 1935, ch 81, § 1; SDC 1939, § 12.1916.

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