§38-2-12. Notice and recordation of lien of mechanic or laborer working for owner.

For the purpose of perfecting and preserving his lien every such workman, artisan, mechanic, laborer or other person as is mentioned in section five of this article who shall have done any work or performed any labor upon any such building or improvement, under a contract with the owner thereof, shall cause to be recorded in the office of the clerk of the county court of the county wherein such property is situate, within one hundred days after he shall have ceased to perform any such work or labor, a notice of his lien, which notice shall be sufficient if in form and effect as that provided in section eight of this article.