ORS 326.543¹
Adverse possession

(1) As used in this section:

(a) "Education service district" has the meaning given that term in ORS 334.003 (Definitions).

(b) "Facility" means a school described in ORS 346.010 (Training and educational services for children who are deaf or blind).

(c) "Post-secondary institution" means:

(A) A community college as defined in ORS 341.005 (Definitions);

(B) A state institution of higher education listed in ORS 352.002 (Oregon University System); and

(C) The Oregon Health and Science University.

(d) "School district" has the meaning given that term in ORS 330.005 (Division of state into school districts).

(2) The interest or estate of an education service district, a facility, a post-secondary institution or a school district in any real property may not be extinguished or diminished by adverse possession. [2007 c.552 §1]

Note: Section 2, chapter 552, Oregon Laws 2007, provides:

Sec. 2. Section 1 of this 2007 Act [326.543 (Adverse possession)] applies to adverse possession claims for which a suit is filed on or after the effective date of this 2007 Act [January 1, 2008], regardless of when the person asserting the claim, or the predecessors of the person, entered into possession of the property. [2007 c.552 §2]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 326—State Administration of Education, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors326.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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