(735 ILCS 5/12-116)
(from Ch. 110, par. 12-116)
Penalty for neglect of officer.
If any sheriff or other
officer sells any real estate
by virtue of any judgment, otherwise than in the manner provided by law,
or without such previous notice, the officer so offending shall, for
every such offense, forfeit and pay the sum of $50, to be recovered with
costs of the action by the person whose property is sold.
no such offense, nor any irregularity on the part of the
sheriff, or other officer having the certified copy of the judgment for
enforcement, shall affect the
validity of any sale made under it, unless the purchaser had notice thereof.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)