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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 15. RECLAMATION DISTRICTS [50000 - 53901]

  ( Division 15 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

PART 7. ASSESSMENTS [51200 - 51894]

  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

CHAPTER 2. Levy of Assessments [51230 - 51485]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

ARTICLE 5. Subsequent Assessments and Reassessments [51380 - 51383]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

51380.
  

When an assessment levied for reclamation purposes is adjudged invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, or is adjudged invalid as to any parcel, or any parcel is not charged with the assessment, a new assessment may be levied to raise the amount for which the invalid assessment was levied and any further sum then required, or a subsequent reassessment of the parcels may be made separately for the purpose of charging each parcel with its proper proportion of the reclamation costs.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

51381.
  

In the new assessment or subsequent reassessment each parcel shall be charged with that proportion of the former assessment which the benefits derived by the parcel from the reclamation for which the former assessment was levied bear to the whole amount of the former assessment.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

51382.
  

A new assessment or subsequent reassessment shall be made by assessment commissioners appointed by the board of supervisors as provided in Section 51230, and shall be made, approved, and collected in the same manner as an original assessment.

(Amended by Stats. 1953, Ch. 879.)

51383.
  

When an assessment levied for reclamation purposes upon district lands is adjudged invalid as a whole or as to any parcel upon which it was levied, and any landowner has paid any portion of the amount assessed on any parcel before the assessment was adjudged invalid, the amount paid by the landowner with legal interest thereon from the date of such payment shall be credited by the treasurer of the county where the assessment list is filed on any subsequent assessment on the parcel on which the invalid assessment was paid.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

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