A. If the delinquent co-owner, within the time required by the laws of the United States, contributes his proportion of the expenditures, the co-owner, who demanded contribution shall sign and deliver to the delinquent co-owner a written statement that the delinquent, naming him, has, within the time required, contributed his share of the expense for the year upon the claim, and further stating the district, county and state wherein the claim is located and the recording information where the location notice is recorded. The statement shall be recorded.
Terms Used In Arizona Laws 27-222
- Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
B. If the co-owner who demanded contribution fails to sign and deliver the statement to the delinquent co-owner within twenty days after contribution is made, he shall be liable to the delinquent for a penalty of one hundred dollars. The delinquent, with two disinterested persons having personal knowledge of the contribution, may make an affidavit setting forth the manner, amount, to whom and upon what mining claim or claims the contribution was made. The affidavit may be recorded, and shall be prima facie evidence of the contribution.