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231 Pa. Code Rule 1065. Specific Averments.

Rule 1065. Specific Averments.

 (a)  Except as provided in subdivision (b), the plaintiff shall describe the land in the complaint.

 (b)  In an action to quiet title involving subsurface mineral, oil, or natural gas rights, the complaint shall describe the land by attaching:

   (1)  a summary of the abstract of the mineral, oil, or natural gas title, or the full abstract of the mineral, oil, or natural gas title if the title documents are not available in the courthouse records, and

   (2)  a statement of acreage involved that includes a metes and bounds description, if available, or other description sufficient to identify the subject land.


   The provisions of this Rule 1065 adopted June 25, 1946, effective January 1, 1947; amended April 12, 1999, effective July 1, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 2266; amended November 29, 2016, effective January 1, 2017, 46 Pa.B. 7933; amended December 30, 2016, effective January 1, 2017, 47 Pa.B. 178. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (385503).

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