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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 59: Eminent domain; application of other sections

Section 59. A company acting under authority of the preceding section shall be subject to sections seventy-five, seventy-six, eighty, eighty-one, eighty-six, ninety to ninety-three, inclusive, ninety-six and two hundred and fifty-two of chapter one hundred and sixty, and, if its railway crosses a public way or another street railway, except where its railway is constructed within the limits of another public way crossing such way or street railway, it shall also be subject to sections ninety-seven to one hundred and three, inclusive, one hundred and forty, one hundred and forty-one, and one hundred and forty-seven to one hundred and fifty, inclusive, of said chapter; provided, that wherever by said sections any jurisdiction is conferred upon a board of county commissioners, the same shall in the case of a company be exercised by the board of aldermen of the city or by the selectmen of the town where the land or other property proposed to be taken is situated.