§ 25.1-300. Definitions
As used in this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning:
"Authorized condemnor" means a condemnor that is specifically authorized by law to acquire property through the use of the procedure set forth in this chapter.
"Certificate" means an instrument that, when recorded in the office of the clerk of the circuit court wherein condemnation proceedings are pending or are to be instituted by an authorized condemnor, terminates the interest or estate of the owner of the property described therein and vests defeasible title to such property or interest or estate of the owner in the authorized condemnor. "Certificate" includes a certificate of deposit and a certificate of take.
"Certificate of deposit" means a certificate filed by an authorized condemnor with the court wherein condemnation proceedings are pending or are to be instituted, stating that any sum or sums designated therein shall be paid pursuant to the order of the court, and which is filed in lieu of the payment of funds into court as provided in subdivision A 2 of § 25.1-305.
"Certificate of take" means a certificate recorded by an authorized condemnor with the court wherein condemnation proceedings are pending or are to be instituted, in connection with which the authorized condemnor has deposited funds with the court as provided in subdivision A 1 of § 25.1-305.
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