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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

PART 5. POWERS AND PURPOSES [22075 - 22982]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 4. Controversies [22650 - 22762]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

ARTICLE 5. Settlement of Damages to Water Rights of State Land [22750 - 22762]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

22750.
  

In all controversies involving any damage to any and all water rights of any land which is heretofore or hereafter tax-sold or tax-deeded to the State, the State disclaims any interest in the controversy and authorizes the district within which the land is situated to make a final settlement of the controversy.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22751.
  

The damages claimed in a controversy defined by this article are those occurring prior to the execution of the tax deed to the State.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22752.
  

The money collected in the settlement pursuant to this article shall be paid into the treasury of the district for district purposes and be apportioned to any funds the board deems advisable.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22753.
  

The settlement of a controversy defined by this article shall be upon terms satisfactory to the district.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22754.
  

The tax title of the State to the land involved remains wholly unimpaired by proceedings had pursuant to this article.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

22762.
  

An action to determine the validity of the Quantification Settlement Agreement defined in subdivision (a) of Section 1 of Chapter 617 of the Statutes of 2002, or any action regarding a contract entered into that implements, or is referenced in, that Quantification Settlement Agreement, may be brought pursuant to Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 860) of Title 10 of Part 2 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 62, Sec. 314. Effective January 1, 2004.)

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