2017 ORS 545.253¹
Title to and rights in property acquired

The legal title to all property acquired under ORS 545.239 (Right to enter upon and acquire lands and water rights), 545.241 (Bond or other security as condition of immediate possession in condemnation by irrigation or drainage district), 545.245 (Right to immediate possession in condemnation proceeding) and 545.249 (Right to condemn for irrigation purposes is a superior right) shall immediately vest in the irrigation district and shall be held by it in trust for and hereby is dedicated and set apart to the uses and purposes set forth in the Irrigation District Law. The board is authorized and empowered to hold, use, acquire, manage, occupy, possess and dispose of the property as provided in the Irrigation District Law. The title acquired by an irrigation district under ORS 545.239 (Right to enter upon and acquire lands and water rights), 545.241 (Bond or other security as condition of immediate possession in condemnation by irrigation or drainage district), 545.245 (Right to immediate possession in condemnation proceeding) and 545.249 (Right to condemn for irrigation purposes is a superior right) shall be the fee simple or such lesser estate as shall be designated in the judgment of appropriation. [Formerly 545.090; 2003 c.576 §497]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 545—Irrigation Districts IRRIGATION DIST, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors545.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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