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  513.300.  Officer not to purchase property — purchases void. — No officer to whom any execution shall be directed, or any of his deputies, or any person for them, shall purchase any goods or chattels, real estate or other effects, or bid at any sale made by virtue of such execution, and all purchases so made shall be void.


(RSMo 1939 § 1370)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 1206; 1919 § 1657; 1909 § 2226

(1973) Where sheriff and his son were denominated on deed as "joint tenants with right of survivorship", the sheriff was in fact a purchaser at his own sale and this rendered the prohibited transaction void. Watkins v. Floyd (A.), 492 S.W.2d 865.

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