(735 ILCS 5/13-120)
(from Ch. 110, par. 13-120)
Limitation on sections.
Sections 13-118 through 13-121 of this Act shall not be applied:
1. to bar any lessor or his or her successor as reversioner of his or
her right to possession on the expiration of any lease or any lessee or his or
successor of his or her rights in and to any lease; or
2. to bar or extinguish any interest created or held for any public
utility purpose; or
3. to bar or extinguish any easement or interest in the nature of
an easement, or any rights granted, reserved or excepted by any
instrument creating such easement or interest, the existence of which
such easement or interest either is apparent from or can be proved by
physical evidences of its use, whether or not such physical evidences of
its use are visible from the surface; or
4. to bar or extinguish any separate mineral estate or any rights,
immunities and interests appurtenant or relating thereto; or
5. to bar any interest of a mortgagee or interest in the nature of
that of a mortgagee where the due date of the mortgage is stated on the
face, or ascertainable from the written terms thereof and is not barred
by Section 13-116 of this Act.
6. to validate any encroachment on any street, highway or public
Nothing contained in Sections 13-118 through 13-121 of this Act shall be
construed to extend the period
for the beginning of any action or the doing of any other required act
under any statutes of limitation nor to affect the operation of any
statutes or case law governing the recording or the failure to record
any instruments affecting land.
No statement recorded or action filed pursuant to the provisions of Sections
13-118 through 13-121 of
this Act shall affect real estate registered under "An Act concerning
land titles" approved May 1, 1897, as amended; and real estate
heretofore or hereafter registered under "An Act concerning land titles"
shall be subject to the terms thereof and all subsequent amendments
Sections 13-118 through 13-121 of this Act shall not be deemed to affect
any right, title or interest
of the United States unless the Congress shall assent to its operation
in that behalf.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)