2011 Connecticut Code
Title 52 Civil Actions
Chapter 912 Flowage Petitions
Sec. 52-453. Effect of assessment; payment of damages and costs.

      Sec. 52-453. Effect of assessment; payment of damages and costs. An assessment of damages so made shall be final and conclusive on the parties, their heirs and assigns, and give the petitioner, his heirs and assigns, forever, the right to keep up such dam as established; but the damages assessed, together with the costs, shall be paid to the respondent, or deposited for his use with the State Treasurer, before the water is flowed upon such lands and within sixty days after the proceedings on such petition have been ended. If such damages and costs are not so paid or deposited, the whole proceedings shall be of no effect.

      (1949 Rev., S. 8195; 1961, P.A. 517, S. 110.)

      History: 1961 act substituted state treasurer for county treasurer as recipient of deposit, county government having been abolished.

      Premature flooding of land will not violate proceedings, when. 52 C. 463.

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