(a) Whenever any deed of trust to secure debts or indemnify sureties contains a provision requiring the giving of notice of sale thereunder for a specified number of days by advertisement in one or more newspapers and such advertisement be published in a newspaper published daily or in a newspaper published daily except Sunday, it shall be deemed a sufficient compliance with such provision if such notice be published in consecutive issues of such newspaper for the number of days specified, counting both the day of the first publication and the day of the last publication and intervening Sundays, whether or not such newspaper be published on Sunday. Both the first publication and the last publication may be on Sunday. The publication shall in all other respects comply with the provisions of §§ 55-59.2 and 55-59.3.
(b) Whenever such deed of trust requires advertisement once a week for a specified number of weeks, sale may be had on the day after the last advertisement appears or any day thereafter and all sales made in conformity herewith prior to January 1, 1972, and otherwise valid, are hereby validated.
1934, p. 165; Michie Code 1942, § 5167c; 1962, c. 448; 1975, c. 284; 1977, c. 660; 1979, c. 12.