2018 Arkansas Code
Title 22 - Public Property
Chapter 1 - General Provisions
Subchapter 2 - Adverse Possession
§ 22-1-206. Property of levee districts -- Definition

Universal Citation: AR Code § 22-1-206 (2018)
  • (a) As used in this section, a "levee district" means a:

    • (1) Levee district formed by Act 97 of 1911 and any other levee district formed by an act of the General Assembly;

    • (2) Watershed improvement district formed under the Arkansas Irrigation, Drainage, and Watershed Improvement District Act of 1949, § 14-117-101 et seq.;

    • (3) Levee district or levee and drainage district formed under § 14-120-101 et seq.; and

    • (4) Levee improvement district formed under § 14-123-201 et seq.

  • (b)

    • (1) No title or right of possession to property of a levee district or any portion of a district's property shall be acquired by adverse possession or adverse occupancy.

    • (2) No easement or right of way of a levee district for flowage, storage rights, and any other servitude upon, over, and across any lands or any portion of lands shall be acquired by adverse possession or adverse occupancy.

  • (c) The real property rights of a levee district shall not be defeated in any cause of action or proceeding by reason of adverse possession or adverse occupancy of a district's property or any portion of a district's property, where the parties claiming the adverse possession commence legal action after July 16, 2003.

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