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§24-1-12  Late filing of petition. –

Published: 2015

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Laying Out and Taking by Cities and Towns

SECTION 24-1-12

   § 24-1-12  Late filing of petition. –

In case any owner of or any person having an estate or interest in real

property shall fail to file his or her petition as provided in § 24-1-8,

the superior court for the county in which the real property is situated, in

its discretion, may permit the filing of the petition within one year

subsequent to the year following the time of the deposit in the superior court

of the sum of money estimated to be just compensation for the property taken;

provided, the person shall have had no actual knowledge of the taking of the

land in season to file the petition; and provided, no other person or persons

claiming to own the real property or estate or interest therein shall have been

paid the value thereof; and provided, no judgment has been rendered against the

city or town for the payment of the value to any other person or persons

claiming to own the real estate.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1962, ch. 216, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 52.)