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§ 1407. Contracts not made in good faith; effect

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 IV. Waiver of Lien; Effect of Filing
49 P.S. § 1407
§ 1407. Contracts not made in good faith; effect
A contract for the improvement made by the owner with one not intended in good faith to be a contractor shall have no legal effect except as between the parties thereto, even though written, signed and filed as provided herein, but such contractor, as to third parties, shall be treated as the agent of the owner.

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1963, Aug. 24, P.L. 1175, No. 497, art. IV, § 407.
COMMENT--JOINT STATE GOVERNMENT COMMISSION 1964 REPORT
Taken from Section 5, Act of 1901, 49 P.S. 29, with the exception that the word “improvement” is substituted for “structure or other improvement.” No change in the law is intended since definition Section 201(1) defines “improvement” to include the structure.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Prior Laws:
1901, June 4, P.L. 431, § 5.
49 P.S. § 29.
49 P.S. § 1407, PA ST 49 P.S. § 1407
Current through 2018 Regular Session Acts 1 to 41, 43 to 47, 51, 52, 54, 65, 66 and 72.
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