MUNICIPAL SEWAGE AND WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS (EXCERPT)
Act 233 of 1955
124.284d Enforcement of rules and regulations; issuance of citation or appearance ticket; exercise and scope of enforcement powers; costs and fees.
(1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), rules and regulations promulgated under this act are enforceable by the authority, its constituent municipalities, and municipalities or Indian tribes that have contracted with the authority for the furnishing of service pursuant to section 10. A person charged with enforcement of those rules and regulations may issue a citation or an appearance ticket to any person who is reasonably believed to have violated a rule or regulation promulgated under this act.
(2) The authority shall exercise its enforcement powers under this act against a violator within a municipality.
(3) A municipality or Indian tribe may exercise its enforcement powers under this act against a violator in territory under its jurisdiction.
(4) For the purposes of this section, enforcement powers include the power to bring an action in a court of competent jurisdiction to enjoin the violation of a rule or regulation promulgated under this act or to recover actual damages sustained due to the violation, or both. Costs and fees shall be awarded in those actions as provided in sections 2401 to 2461 of the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.2401 to 600.2461, or other applicable law.
History: Add. 1985, Act 178, Imd. Eff. Dec. 6, 1985
Am. 2009, Act 167, Imd. Eff. Dec. 14, 2009
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