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§ 4216. Actions against nonresident owners or operators--Service of notice--Venue

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 72. Boating Safety
Oklahoma Boating Safety Regulation Act
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 4216
§ 4216. Actions against nonresident owners or operators--Service of notice--Venue
In an action in any court of this state, arising out of injury to person or property caused by any vessel or motor while operating in the waters of this state, including the Oklahoma portion of boundary rivers, or moored in such waters or against shore land in this state, when the owner or operator is a nonresident of this state or a corporation not incorporated under the laws of this state, service of the original notice may be made upon such nonresident owner or operator or upon such foreign corporation in the manner provided in Sections 2004 and 2005 of Title 12 of the Oklahoma Statutes. The venue of such an action shall be the county in which the damage occurred and the presence of such vessel and the doing of said damage within the territory comprising the State of Oklahoma, together with the subsequent removal of said vessel from the jurisdiction of the State of Oklahoma, shall constitute a waiver by the owner or operator thereof of any objection to the venue of such an action commenced in a proper court of this state.

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Laws 1989, c. 346, § 68, emerg. eff. June 3, 1989.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 4216, OK ST T. 63 § 4216
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 29 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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