Improvement and Grading by Towns

SECTION 24-3-13

§ 24-3-13. Payment of damages awarded – Action against town.

The town or city shall, within four (4) months after the confirmation of the report of the commissioners, pay to the person entitled thereto the amount of damage finally awarded upon the report. In the case of a default of the payment, the person entitled to the payment, after application to the town or city council for payment thereof, may sue the town or city for and recover the payment, with interest. In the suit it shall be sufficient to declare generally for so much money due the plaintiff, by virtue of this chapter, for premises taken for the purpose herein mentioned; and the plaintiff may give any special matter in evidence under a general declaration, with proof of the right of the plaintiff to the sum demanded.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 71, § 41; G.L. 1909, ch. 82, § 44; G.L. 1923, ch. 95, § 44; G.L. 1938, ch. 72, § 44; G.L. 1956, § 24-3-13.)