THE DRAIN CODE OF 1956 (EXCERPT)
Act 40 of 1956
280.544 River, creek, or watercourse; final order of determination; recording effect on private rights.
The recording of the description does not appropriate, terminate or lessen any private rights in property, real or personal, except such as shall be voluntarily released by written agreement or conveyance or as shall be condemned as provided in this chapter, or pursuant to applicable law. The recording of the description constitutes a regulation and limitation, for reasons of public health, of the use of the public and private property therein described to remove or lessen the danger of flooding, pollution, desecration or obstruction of the river, creek or watercourse, or parts thereof, involved.
History: Add. 1965, Act 194, Imd. Eff. July 15, 1965
Popular Name: Act 40
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