Section 6-6-281

Recovery of lands by or in name of state for schools or other educational or governmental institutions.

All actions for the recovery of land, or the possession thereof, belonging to the state, and sixteenth section lands, school indemnity lands and all other school lands, the lands of the University of Alabama, Auburn University, and of any other public educational or governmental institution of this state shall be commenced by and in the name of the State of Alabama or in the name of the State of Alabama for the use of the schools or other educational or governmental institutions to which, or for the use of which, the lands sued for were donated, granted, purchased, or held.

(Code 1907, §3859; Code 1923, §7475; Code 1940, T. 7, §960.)