(305 ILCS 5/3-10.9) (from Ch. 23, par. 3-10.9)
    Sec. 3-10.9. Redemption. Except as to any sale had by virtue of a judgment of foreclosure in accordance with Article XV of the Code of Civil Procedure, whenever real estate has been or is sold at judicial or judgment sale and the lien thereon in favor of the Illinois Department is junior or inferior to the lien so enforced or foreclosed by or through that sale, the right to redeem in any manner under or by virtue of such lien from such sale or from the lien so foreclosed or enforced shall terminate at the end of 12 months from the date upon which there is filed for record in the office of the Recorder for the County in which the lands so sold are situated, if such lands are unregistered, or in the office of the Registrar of Titles for such County, if such lands are registered, a certified copy of the original or duplicate recorded or registered certificate of such sale, such certified copy being endorsed by the Director showing service of a copy of such certificate upon him or her, and upon such service such officer shall make such endorsement. Such service may be by United States registered or certified mail.
(Source: P.A. 89-507, eff. 7-1-97.)