Section 11-81-178

Statutory mortgage lien of bondholders - Creation generally; filing, recordation, etc., of notice thereof.

(a) In the authorizing proceedings or in the trust indenture, if any, under which bonds may be issued pursuant to the provisions of this article, there shall be created a statutory mortgage lien in favor of the holders of such bonds and of the interest coupons applicable thereto on each system or systems (including any additions thereto and extensions thereof that may be thereafter made) out of the revenues from which such bonds are made payable.

(b) The authorizing proceedings or such trust indenture may provide for the filing for record in the office of the judge of probate of each county in which any part of such system or systems may be located of a notice containing a brief description of such system or systems, a brief description of such bonds and a declaration that said statutory mortgage lien has been created for the benefit of the holders of such bonds and the interest coupons applicable thereto upon such system or systems, including any additions thereto and extensions thereof. Each judge of probate shall receive, record and index any such notice filed for record in his office. The recording of such notice as provided in this subsection shall operate as constructive notice of the contents thereof.

(Acts 1933, Ex. Sess., No. 102, p. 88; Acts 1936-37, Ex. Sess., No. 203, p. 236; Code 1940, T. 37, §313; Acts 1955, No. 494, p. 1127, §5.)