72-735. Enforcement of award - Filing in district court - Duty of court to enter judgment.
(1) In the event of default in payment of compensation due under an award and on or after the 30th day from the date upon which compensation became due, any party in interest may file in the district court for the county in which the injury or disease occurred if such occurred within the state, otherwise in the district court for the county in which the employer resides, a certified copy of the decision of the commission awarding compensation from which no appeal has been taken within the time allowed therefor, or a certified copy of the memorandum of agreement approved by the commission, and thereupon the court without notice shall render a decree or judgment in accordance therewith and cause the parties to be notified thereof.
(2) In case the employer maintains no place of business in this state, he shall be deemed to have appointed the secretary of state his agent for the purpose of acceptance of notice of entry of such decree or judgment and the secretary of state shall take reasonable steps to give actual notice thereof to the employer.
(3) The fee required to be paid to the clerk of the district court for the filing of the petition or entry of such decree or judgment and for any enforcement procedure thereupon shall be the same as that provided by law for appeals to the district court from inferior tribunals.
[72-735, added I.C., sec. 72-735, as added by 1971, ch. 124, sec. 3, p. 422.]