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  257.280.  Use resulting in damage prevented — liability — willful damage, penalty — local option as to stock law unchanged. — 1.  The board may at any time prevent persons, vessels or vehicles from using, passing over or through such property, works, or facilities of the district in any manner which would result in damage thereto.

  2.  All persons and public corporations shall be liable for damage done to such domain of the district by themselves, their agents, or their employees.

  3.  All persons guilty of willful damage are guilty of a misdemeanor, and are punishable by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars and costs, and shall be liable for all damages and costs.

  4.  The board of trustees shall have authority to repair such damage at the expense of the person or public corporation committing it.

  5.  Nothing herein shall be construed to abolish the rights of the citizens of any political subdivision to decide by local option as provided by law the question as to whether livestock shall be permitted to run at large.


(L. 1959 S.B. 199 § 28)

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