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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XVI PUBLIC HEALTH
  • CHAPTER 111 PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Section 168 Prescriptive rights of drainage; application of Sec. 167

Section 168. The preceding section shall not destroy or impair rights acquired by legislative grant prior to July first, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, or destroy or impair prescriptive rights of drainage or discharge to the extent to which they lawfully existed on that date; nor shall it be applicable to the Merrimack or Connecticut rivers, or to so much of the Concord river as lies within the limits of Lowell.