THE DRAIN CODE OF 1956 (EXCERPT)
Act 40 of 1956
280.353 Dams in drains; first order of determination, contents.
If such commissioner determines such improvement, as set forth in the petition, to be practicable and a necessity to properly drain such lands, or to protect rights in lands, or for the purpose of irrigation to be conducive to the public health, convenience or welfare, or to preserve or protect the adjoining lands thereto, he shall within 60 days make an order of determination in writing, thereby stating where such dam is to be constructed and to designate its dimensions and to designate, where necessary, the method by which the drainage is to be carried away and where it is to be emptied.
History: 1956, Act 40, Imd. Eff. Mar. 28, 1956
Popular Name: Act 40
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