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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XL
REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
Chapter 716
ESCHEATS
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F.S. 716.01
716.01 Declaration of policy.It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state, while protecting the interests of the owners thereof, to possess all unclaimed and abandoned money and property for the benefit of all the people of the state, and this law shall be liberally construed to accomplish such purpose.
History.s. 1, ch. 24333, 1947.