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§ 1601. Owner's right to retain funds of contractor

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 49 P.S. Mechanics' Liens

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 49 P.S. Mechanics' Liens
Chapter 6. Mechanics' Lien Law of 1963 (Refs & Annos)
Article VI. Duties and Remedies of Owner and Contractor on Notice of Intention to File or on Filing of Claim by Subcontractor
49 P.S. § 1601
§ 1601. Owner's right to retain funds of contractor
An owner who has been served with a notice of intention to file or a notice of the filing of a claim by a subcontractor may retain out of any moneys1 due or to become due to the contractor named therein, a sum sufficient to protect the owner from loss until such time as the claim is finally settled, released, defeated or discharged.

Credits

1963, Aug. 24, P.L. 1175, No. 497, art. VI, § 601.
COMMENT--JOINT STATE GOVERNMENT COMMISSION 1964 REPORT
Adapted from the last sentence of Section 8, Act of 1901, as amended 1909, March 24, P.L. 65, 49 P.S. 101.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Prior Laws:
1901, June 4, P.L. 431, §§ 8, 9.
1909, March 24, P.L. 65, § 1.
49 P.S. §§ 101, 102.

Footnotes

Enrolled bill reads “monies”.
49 P.S. § 1601, PA ST 49 P.S. § 1601
Current through 2018 Regular Session Act 164 (End)
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