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§43‑30.  Correction of registered title; limitation of adverse claims.

Any registered owner or otherclaimant under the registered title may at any time apply to the court in whichthe original decree was entered, by petition, setting out that registered interestsof any description, whether vested, contingent, expectant or inchoate, haveterminated and ceased, or that new interests have arisen or been created whichdo not appear upon the certificate, or that any error or omission was made inentering or issuing the certificate or any duplicate thereof, or that the nameof any person on the certificate has been changed, or that the registered ownerhad married or, if registered as married, that the marriage has beenterminated, or that a corporation which owned registered lands has beendissolved, without conveying the same or transferring its certificate withinthree years after the dissolution, or any other reasonable and proper ground ofcorrection or relief; and such court may hear and determine the petition afternotice to all parties in interest, and may make such order or decree as may beappropriate and lawful in the premises; but nothing in this section shall beconstrued to authorize any such court to open any original decree ofregistration which was entered more than 12 months prior to the filing of suchpetition, and nothing shall be done or ordered by the court to divest or impairthe title or other interest of a purchaser who holds a transfer or certificateof title for value and in good faith. No action or proceeding shall becommenced or maintained to set up or establish any right, claim, interest orestate adverse to the order or decree or certificate of title issued thereonmade or entered upon any petition or other proceeding authorized by thissection, unless the same shall be brought and instituted within six months fromthe date of such order or decree authorized by this section. (1919,c. 236, s. 1; C.S., s. 2404.)