2019 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 8 - Railroad Companies
Article 5 - Construction, Improvement, and Repair of Rail Lines, Depots, and Roads
§ 46-8-121. Acquisition of property by companies; approval by commission as prerequisite to exercise of power of eminent domain

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-8-121 (2019)

Authority and power are granted to railroad companies to acquire by purchase or gift and to hold such real estate as may be necessary for all of the purposes mentioned in Code Section 46-8-120. If the real estate cannot be acquired by purchase or gift, then it may be acquired by condemnation in the manner provided in Title 22, provided that the right of condemnation under this Code section shall not be exercised until the commission, under such rules of procedure as it may provide, first approves the taking of the property.


Ga. L. 1914, p. 144, §§ 1, 2; Code 1933, §§ 94-321, 94-322.

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