7-31-41. Cancellation of leases for nonpayment or nonperformance--Notice and opportunity to remedy default. The board of county commissioners of any county is hereby authorized to cancel any lease issued as provided in § 7-31-38 for nonpayment of rentals, if any are required by the lease, or for nonperformance by the lessee of any provision or requirement of the lease; provided, however, that if such cancellation shall be made the said board of county commissioners must mail to the said lessee, or assigns, by registered or certified letter addressed to the post office address of said lessee or assignee, a notice of intention to cancel said lease, specifying the default for which the lease is subject to cancellation, and if within thirty days after the mailing of said notice to the said lessee or assignee, he shall remedy the default specified in said notice, then no cancellation of said lease shall be ordered by the board of county commissioners, but otherwise the cancellation shall be made and all rights of the lessee or assignee under the lease shall thereupon terminate.
Source: SL 1939, ch 165, § 4; SDC Supp 1960, § 42.0804.
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