Public Utilities and Carriers

Railroad Companies

SECTION 39-6-12

§ 39-6-12. Filing of location of road – Citation.

Whenever any railroad company shall locate its road or any part thereof, it may file the report of the location with the clerk of the superior court for the county in which the located road is situated, and may, in writing, request the action of the court thereon according to charter or general or special act, or the provisions of § 39-6-13; and thereupon the clerk shall cause a citation to issue addressed to the parties named in the application, and made returnable to the superior court in the county, which citation shall be served upon the adverse parties in the same manner as process in a civil action, and, upon the return and entry thereof, the matter shall proceed in all respects as a civil action.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 187, § 61; C.P.A. 1905, § 1131; G.L. 1909, ch. 215, § 67; G.L. 1923, ch. 251, § 58; G.L. 1938, ch. 124, § 58; G.L. 1956, § 39-6-12.)