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DIVISION 21. WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS [74000 - 76501]

  ( Division 21 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

PART 5. POWERS AND PURPOSES [74500 - 74652]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

CHAPTER 4. Property [74550 - 74554]
  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

74550.
  

A district, for the full exercise of its powers and the accomplishment of the purposes of this division, may within or without the district:

(a) Take real and personal property of every kind by grant, appropriation, purchase, gift, devise, condemnation, or lease.

(b) Hold, use, enjoy, manage, occupy, possess, lease, or dispose of real and personal property of every kind.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74551.
  

The legal title to all property acquired by a district shall immediately and by operation of law vest in such district, and shall be held in trust for and set apart for the uses and purposes set forth in this division.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74552.
  

A district may take conveyances or other assurances for all property acquired by it.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74553.
  

A district may exercise the right of eminent domain to take any property necessary to be used for dams, damsites, reservoirs, reservoir sites, canals, ditches and conduits, spreading basins, sinking wells or sinking basins, or otherwise necessary to accomplish the purposes of this division, or to operate or to make use of such works.

(Amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 582.)

74554.
  

The right of eminent domain shall not extend to any property used for, or dedicated to, cemetery purposes.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

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