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Indiana Code Title 5. State and Local Administration § 5-1-5-4

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Sec. 4. (a) Bonds may be refunded under this chapter when the holders thereof voluntarily surrender them for exchange or payment, or, if they mature, or are subject to redemption prior to maturity within twenty (20) years from the date of the refunding bonds.  In any advance refunding plan under this chapter the governing body shall provide in the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the advance refunding bonds for the redemption of the bonds to be refunded on any redemption date prior to maturity or at maturity.

(b) The ordinance authorizing the issuance of advance refunding bonds pursuant to this chapter may provide for a maximum interest rate, payable annually or at shorter intervals, and shall provide for the maturities at such time or times as may be determined by the ordinance.  The bonds may be made redeemable before maturity at the option of the issuing body at such times and with such premiums, and under such terms and conditions as may be fixed in the ordinance.

(c) The principal and interest of the bonds may be made payable in any lawful medium.  The ordinance shall determine the form of the bonds, including the interest coupons if any to be attached thereto, and shall fix the denomination or denominations of the bonds and the place or places of payment of the principal and interest thereof, which may be at any bank or trust company within or without the state.

(d) Subject to registration provisions, all such bonds shall have all the qualities and the incidents of negotiable instruments under the negotiable instruments law of the state.  The bonds shall be exempt from all taxation, state, county, and municipal, as provided in IC 6-8-5.  Provision may be made for the registration of any of the bonds in the name of the owner as to principal alone, or as to both principal and interest, but fully registered bonds shall be made convertible to coupon bonds at the option of the registered owner.  The bonds shall be executed in the same manner as other bonds issued by the issuing body are executed.

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