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58-3811.Same; creation; duration; impairment; conveyance or assignment. (a) A conservation easement may be created only by the record owner of the surface of the land specifically stating the intention of the grantor to create such an easement under this act.

(b) Except as otherwise provided in this act, a conservation easement may be created, conveyed, recorded, assigned, released, modified, terminated or otherwise altered or affected in the same manner as other easements.

(c) No right or duty in favor of or against a holder and no right in favor of a person having a third-party right of enforcement arises under a conservation easement before its acceptance by the holder and a recordation of the acceptance.

(d) Except as provided in subsection (b) of K.S.A. 58-3812 and unless the instrument creating it otherwise provides, a conservation easement shall be limited in duration to the lifetime of the grantor and may be revoked at grantor's request.

(e) An interest in real property in existence at the time a conservation easement is created is not impaired by it unless the owner of the interest is a grantor of the conservation easement.

(f) A conservation easement may not be conveyed or assigned by a holder to any entity or person other than a city or county of this state, an entity enumerated by subsection (b)(2) of K.S.A. 58-3810 or the grantor thereof or such grantor's heirs.

History: L. 1992, ch. 302, § 12; July 1.

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