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§19‑7.  How order of abatement may be canceled.

If the owner appears and paysall cost of the proceeding and files a bond, with sureties to be approved bythe clerk, in the full value of the property, to be ascertained by the court,or, in vacation, by the clerk of the superior court, conditioned that he willimmediately abate said nuisance, and prevent the same from being established orkept within a period of one year thereafter, the court may, if satisfied of hisgood faith, order the premises closed under the order of abatement to bedelivered to said owner, and said order of abatement canceled so far as samemay relate to said property; and if the proceeding be a civil action, and saidbond be given and costs therein paid before judgment and order of abatement,the action shall be thereby abated as to said building only. The release of theproperty under the provisions of this section shall not release it from anyjudgment, lien, penalty, or liability to which it may be subject by law. (Pub.Loc. 1913, c. 761, s. 31; 1919, c. 288; C.S., s. 3186.)