Alaska Statutes.
Title 38. Public Land
Chapter 5. Alaska Land Act
Section 230. Lien For Performance of Annual Labor.
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AS 38.05.230. Lien For Performance of Annual Labor.

(a) The person performing or causing to be performed annual labor upon an unpatented mining claim as provided in AS 38.05.225 shall have a lien upon the claim for the assessment work, including the reasonable cost of transportation to and from the claim incurred in doing the work. The lien is enforced either as in other suits for the foreclosure of liens upon real property or as supplemental accruing costs in an action, if any, then pending in which the claim has been levied upon by attachment, execution, or other court process.

(b) A person claiming a lien under this section shall, within 90 days after the completion of the annual labor for which the lien is claimed, record in the office of the recorder of the recording district in which the property on which the lien is claimed is situated a notice of claim of lien, verified by the oath of the person claiming the lien or that of some other person having knowledge of the facts, and stating the name of the owner or reputed owner of the property, the amount of the claim, the time of the performance of the annual labor for which the lien is claimed, the nature of the labor done or improvements made, and the amount of the claim, including costs of transportation, after deducting all just credits and offsets.

(c) An independent suit or action brought to enforce a lien under this section shall be commenced within six months after the recording of the notice of claim of lien.

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