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PROPERTY
(765 ILCS 725/) Property Taxes of Alien Landlords Act.

765 ILCS 725/0.01

    (765 ILCS 725/0.01) (from Ch. 6, par. 8.9)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Property Taxes Of Alien Landlords Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

765 ILCS 725/1

    (765 ILCS 725/1) (from Ch. 6, par. 9)
    Sec. 1. No contract, agreement or lease in writing or by parol, by which any lands or tenements therein are demised or leased by any alien or his agents for the purpose of farming, cultivation or the raising of crops thereon, shall contain any provision requiring the tenant or other person for him, to pay taxes on said lands or tenements, or any part thereof, and all such provisions, agreements and leases so made are declared void as to the taxes aforesaid. If any alien landlord or his agents shall receive in advance or at any other time any sum of money or article of value from any tenant in lieu of such taxes, directly or indirectly, the same may be recovered back by such tenant before any court having jurisdiction of the amount thereof, and all provisions or agreements in writing or otherwise to pay such taxes shall be held in all courts of this state to be void.
(Source: P.A. 81-1509.)