2007 ORS § 453.867¹
Restriction on transfer of property used as illegal drug manufacturing site
  • contracts voidable

(1) Unless determined fit for use, pursuant to ORS 105.555 (Places declared nuisances subject to abatement), 431.175 (Warrant procedure) and 453.855 (Purpose) to 453.912 (Governmental immunity from liability) and rules of the Department of Human Services, or as authorized by ORS 453.870 (Transfer allowed after full disclosure), no person shall transfer, sell, use or rent any property knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe it was used as an illegal drug manufacturing site.

(2) All contracts, oral or written, for the transfer, sale, use or rent of property in violation of subsection (1) of this section are voidable between the parties, at the instance of the purchaser, transferee, user or renter. This subsection shall not make voidable any promissory note or other evidence of indebtedness or any mortgage, trust deed or other security interest securing such a promissory note or evidence of indebtedness, where such note or evidence and any such mortgage, trust deed or other security interest were given to a person other than the person transferring, selling, using or renting the property to induce such person to finance the transfer, sale, use or rental of the property. This section shall not impair obligations or duties required to be performed upon termination of a contract, as required by the provisions of the contract, including but not limited to payment of damages or return of refundable deposits. [1989 c.915 §4]