Whoever purchases any of the public lands under any restriction or condition imposed by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, and fails for a period of 5 years to comply with the restrictions or conditions mentioned in the deed of grant from the Department, forfeits such lands to the State, and the title to such lands shall thereafter rest in the State.

36 Del. Laws, c. 2, § 4; Code 1935, § 5745; 7 Del. C. 1953, § 4510; 57 Del. Laws, c. 617.;

Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 7 Sec. 4508

  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • State: means the State of Delaware; and when applied to different parts of the United States, it includes the District of Columbia and the several territories and possessions of the United States. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307