2017 ORS 545.663¹
Nature of proceeding
  • appeal
  • nonprejudicial errors
  • costs

The procedure in the circuit court under ORS 545.651 (Constructive consent of holders of outstanding indebtedness), 545.655 (Notice of petition and terms of contract) and 545.659 (Hearing on petition) shall be in the nature of an equitable proceeding in rem. Any owner or holder of evidences of indebtedness affected by the court proceeding or any other interested party may appeal to the Court of Appeals at any time within 30 days after issuance of the judgment of the circuit court. The appeal must be heard and determined within three months from the time of taking the appeal. The court, in inquiring into the regularity, legality or correctness of the proceedings, shall disregard any error, irregularity or omission that does not affect the substantial rights of the parties. The Court of Appeals may approve the proceedings in part and disapprove the remainder. The costs of the proceedings may be allowed and apportioned between the parties in the discretion of the court. [Formerly 545.326; 2003 c.576 §504]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 545—Irrigation Districts IRRIGATION DIST, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors545.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.