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Every election heretofore held in any municipality or in any county on the question of the levy of a special tax for any purpose under the Constitution of Alabama, including any amendment thereto, at which election a majority of the votes cast were in favor of the levy of the said tax but which election was irregular by reason of failure prior to the holding of the election to give notice thereof in a newspaper or by posting in the manner or for the time required by any statute applicable to the election, or because of the failure to comply with any other statutory requirement applicable to the election, or because of any other irregularity with respect to the holding of the election or canvassing and recording the results thereof, shall be and every such election is hereby ratified and confirmed and given effect in all respects as if all provisions of law relating to such election had been duly and legally complied with, and the said tax may be levied and collected pursuant to the authorization purported to have been granted at such election; provided, that this section shall not apply to any election which, prior to July 1, 1998, has been held invalid by the Supreme Court of Alabama or by final judgment of the circuit court in the county in which the election was held and from which judgment an appeal was not taken to the Supreme Court of Alabama within the time provided by law for the taking of such appeals or to any election the validity of which is an issue in any pending civil action commenced prior to July 1, 1998.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 40. Revenue and Taxation § 40-1-37 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-40-revenue-and-taxation/al-code-sect-40-1-37.html
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