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AGO 1953 NO. 1 >

 (1) A county may not adopt a uniform building code by incorporating by reference such code in its publication of notice of hearing thereon. (2) An ordinance by the county commissioners attempting to enact such a building code by incorporation by reference would not be enforceable even though the penal provisions were omitted from such ordinance.