THE DRAIN CODE OF 1956 (EXCERPT)
Act 40 of 1956
280.446 Drainage districts; consolidation; abandonment or vacation of included drain; proration of moneys.
Any drain which has been included and merged in a consolidated drain and whose outstanding indebtedness has been fully paid may be abandoned and vacated in the manner provided for the abandonment or vacation of drains. In case any such drain has in its fund any money, after all outstanding indebtedness has been paid, such money shall be transferred, paid over or prorated in the same manner as is provided for abandoned or vacated drains: Provided, That if any person, firm, corporation or township entitled to share in the distribution of such money shall be liable for any special assessment of the consolidated drain, its share of such money, or any part thereof which is necessary to cover such special assessment, shall be returned to the respective county treasurer or treasurers and such treasurer or treasurers shall transfer such money to the fund of the consolidated drain and such person, firm, corporation or township shall be credited therefor against the special assessment of the consolidated drain.
History: 1956, Act 40, Imd. Eff. Mar. 28, 1956
Popular Name: Act 40
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