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Section 6A. Any district established under this chapter may pay a proper charge for effecting insurance providing an indemnity or protection of such district or of any officer or employee of such district, whose services as such is approved by the commissioners thereof, against loss by reason of liability to pay damages to others for bodily injuries, including death at any time resulting therefrom, or for damage to property caused by any act which is within the scope of his official duties or employment including the operation of any motor or other vehicle equipment or vessel owned or leased by such district, and to pay the proper charge for effecting insurance to cover the district’s liability to pay workers’ compensation and to pay the proper charge to prevent loss by reason of destruction or damage to buildings or personal property by fire or other causes normally covered by fire insurance policies, and to pay the proper charge for effecting insurance to prevent loss by reason of damage to motor vehicles owned by such district.

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