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§ 5-411. Water companies

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Utilities

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Utilities (Refs & Annos)
Division I. Public Services and Utilities [Titles 1-15] (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Powers, Duties, and Prohibitions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Franchises and Condemnation (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 5-411
Formerly cited as MD PUBLIC UTIL COMP § 5-411
§ 5-411. Water companies
A water company may acquire by condemnation, in accordance with Title 12 of the Real Property Article, any land or water rights that the company is authorized to acquire to lay pipes or construct its work, if:
(1) the company cannot agree with the owner of the land or water rights; or
(2) an owner:
(i) is a minor, is adjudged to be mentally incompetent, or is under any other legal disability to contract; or
(ii) when the company needs the land or water rights, is absent from the county or city in which the property is located.


Added by Acts 1998, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1998.
Formerly Art. 23, § 333.
MD Code, Public Utilities, § 5-411, MD PUBLIC UTIL § 5-411
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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