TITLE 39
Public Utilities and Carriers

CHAPTER 39-15
Water Supply

SECTION 39-15-4


§ 39-15-4 Bond to pay damages for property taken.

Whenever any property or estate or rights of property shall be taken under the provisions of this chapter for either of the purposes described in § 39-15-2 or § 39-15-3, and the person or corporation shall then, or at any time thereafter, be required by the owner of the property, estate, or right taken, to give bond with surety for the payment therefor, the person or corporation shall, without delay, give bond to the owner, with surety satisfactory to a justice of the superior court, conditioned to pay to the owner all damages which may be awarded him or her for the estate so taken.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 123, § 3; C.P.A. 1905, § 1223; G.L. 1909, ch. 149, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 179, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 637, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 39-15-4; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 117.)