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DIVISION 2. WATER [1000 - 5976]

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


  ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

CHAPTER 3. Statutory Adjudications [2500 - 2868]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

ARTICLE 10. Intervention [2780 - 2783]
  ( Article 10 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 53. )


Any claimant who, prior to entry of the order of determination by the board, had no actual knowledge or notice of the pendency of the proceedings may, at least 10 days prior to the date set for hearing by the court or within such further time prior to the decree as the court may allow, intervene in the proceedings by filing with the court an exception to the order of determination and a proof of claim which shall contain all the matters required by this chapter of claimants who have been served with notice of the proceeding.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 53.)


Upon filing his exception and proof of claim, the intervenor shall make application to the court for an order prescribing the time and manner of service of the exception and proof upon other claimants and the time within which contests of the proof may be filed with the court and served upon the intervenor.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 53.)


After expiration of the time fixed by the court for filing contests, the court shall proceed to hear and determine the exception and proof of intervenor and any contest thereto in accordance as near as may be with Article 9 (commencing with Section 2750).

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 142, Sec. 176.)


The court may refer the matter for such further evidence to be taken by the board as the court may direct, and may require a further determination by the board, in which event the board shall be entitled to reimbursement for expenses incurred by it in the manner provided in Article 13 (commencing with Section 2850) of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 53.)

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