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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
  • TITLE IV CERTAIN WRITS AND PROCEEDINGS IN SPECIAL CASES
  • CHAPTER 253 MILLS, DAMS AND RESERVOIRS

Section 1 - Erection

Section 2 - Dams; injury to existing mill; prohibition

Section 3 - Height of water

Section 4 - Overflow or injury to land; action for compensation; limitation; venue

Section 5, 6 - Repealed, 1973, 1114, Sec. 299

Section 7 - Jury

Section 8 - Assessment of damages

Section 9 - Height of dam; determination by jury

Section 10 - Annual and gross damages; assessment by jury

Section 11 - Plaintiff; right to elect gross amount

Section 12 - Gross amount; time for payment

Section 13 - Annual compensation

Section 14 - Damages; lien on mill

Section 15 - Recovery of damages; enforcement of lien

Section 16 - Sale on execution

Section 17 - Redemption

Section 18 - Costs

Section 19 - Remedies

Section 20 - Existing mills and dams; effect of this chapter

Section 21 - Reassessment; new action

Section 22 - Reassessment; parties; time

Section 23 - Costs; avoidance by offer to pay increased compensation

Section 24 - Costs; avoidance by offer to accept smaller compensation

Section 25 - Offer to tenants

Section 26 - Acceptance of offer; effect

Section 27 - Verdict; effect upon action for new damages

Section 28 - Tender; effect on costs

Section 29 - Tender; judgment upon acceptance; costs

Section 30 - Action; joinder of parties

Section 31 - Repealed, 1973, 1114, Sec. 313

Section 32 - Reversal of judgment for plaintiff; new action; time limit

Section 33 - Overflowing public ways; petition

Section 34 - Notice

Section 35 - Change of grade of ways; power of commissioner to order

Section 36 - Damages; duty of commissioner to assess

Section 37 - Costs

Section 38 - Order of commissioner; compliance; exoneration from criminal liability

Section 39 - Dam to flow cranberry land; erection; license

Section 40 - Expense; apportionment; appeal

Section 41 - Ice ponds; erection of dams; consent of owners; damages

Section 42 - Land flowed; compensation

Section 43 - Security

Section 44 - Definitions applicable to Secs. 44 to 48B

Section 45 - Dam registration form; failure to file; penalties; notice on transfer of legal title or change

Section 45A - Construction or alteration of dams; permit approval

Section 46 - Dam inspection form; evaluation, examination and tests; costs and penalties

Section 46A - Dam approval; certificate of compliance

Section 47 - Unsafe or inadequate dams; action by commissioner; enforcement; regulations

Section 48 - Costs; lien; enforcement

Section 48A - Dam inspection and regulation program; effectiveness report

Section 48B - Liability of owner

Section 49 - Acts of commissioner; effect on liability of owners

Section 50 - Jurisdiction

Section 50A - Roll dams; warning signs; failure to comply

Section 51 - Power of majority

Section 52 - Meeting of proprietors

Section 53 - Notice

Section 54 - Repairs and rebuilding; mills and dams

Section 55 - Expense of work; apportionment

Section 56 - Lien for advancements

Section 57 - Guardian; powers

Section 58 - Tenants and remainderman; apportionment of expenses

Section 59 - Mortgagor and mortgagee; apportionment of expenses

Section 60 - Tenant in tail

Section 61 - Advancement for repairs; recovery

Section 62 - Contracts; effect of this chapter

Section 63, 64 - Repealed, 1931, 426, Sec. 39