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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 2. WATER [1000 - 5976]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

PART 2. APPROPRIATION OF WATER [1200 - 1851]

  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

CHAPTER 9. Licenses [1600 - 1675.2]

  ( Chapter 9 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

ARTICLE 5. Contents and Conditions of License [1625 - 1631]
  ( Article 5 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

1625.
  

Each license shall be in such form and contain such terms as may be prescribed by the board.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932.)

1626.
  

All licenses shall be under the terms and conditions of this division.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

1627.
  

A license shall be effective for such time as the water actually appropriated under it is used for a useful and beneficial purpose in conformity with this division but no longer.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

1628.
  

Every license shall include the enumeration of conditions therein which in substance shall include all of the provisions of this article and the statement that any appropriator of water to whom a license is issued takes the license subject to the conditions therein expressed.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

1629.
  

Every licensee, if he accepts a license, does so under the conditions precedent that no value whatsoever in excess of the actual amount paid to the State therefor shall at any time be assigned to or claimed for any license granted or issued under the provisions of this division, or for any rights granted or acquired under the provisions of this division, in respect to the regulation by any competent public authority of the services or the price of the services to be rendered by any licensee or by the holder of any rights granted or acquired under the provisions of this division or in respect to any valuation for purposes of sale to or purchase, whether through condemnation proceedings or otherwise, by the State or any city, city and county, municipal water district, irrigation district, lighting district, or any political subdivision of the State, of the rights and property of any licensee, or the possessor of any rights granted, issued, or acquired under the provisions of this division.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

1630.
  

At any time after the expiration of twenty years after the granting of a license, the State or any city, city and county, municipal water district, irrigation district, lighting district, or any political subdivision of the State shall have the right to purchase the works and property occupied and used under the license and the works built or constructed for the enjoyment of the rights granted under the license.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

1631.
  

In the event that the State, or any city, city and county, municipal water district, irrigation district, lighting district, or political subdivision of the State so desiring to purchase and the owner of the works and property can not agree upon the purchase price, the price shall be determined in such manner as is now or may hereafter be provided by law for determining the value of property taken in eminent domain proceedings.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

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