2018 Illinois Compiled Statutes
805 ILCS 25/ - Corporation Canal Construction Act.

(805 ILCS 25/0.01) (from Ch. 32, par. 367.9)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Corporation Canal Construction Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

(805 ILCS 25/1) (from Ch. 32, par. 368)
Sec. 1. That any company which has been or shall be incorporated under the general law of this State for the purpose of building, operating and maintaining within this State any levee, canal or tunnel for agricultural, mining or sanitary purposes shall state in its article of incorporation the places from and to which it is intended to construct its proposed levees, canals or tunnels.
(Source: Laws 1897, p. 208.)

(805 ILCS 25/2) (from Ch. 32, par. 369)
Sec. 2. If any such corporation shall be unable to agree with the owners for the purchase of any real estate necessary for the purpose of its incorporation, for right-of-way or any other lawful purpose connected with or necessary to the construction, maintenance and operation of any works within the scope of its incorporation, such corporation may acquire such real estate in the manner that may be now or hereafter provided for by any law of eminent domain.
(Source: Laws 1897, p. 208.)

(805 ILCS 25/2.05)
Sec. 2.05. Eminent domain. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, any power granted under this Act to acquire property by condemnation or eminent domain is subject to, and shall be exercised in accordance with, the Eminent Domain Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)

(805 ILCS 25/3) (from Ch. 32, par. 370)
Sec. 3. Such corporation shall have power-
First-To make such examination and survey for the proposed works as may be necessary to the selection of the most advantageous route, and for such purpose may enter, by its officers, agents and servants, upon the land of any person or corporation, but subject to responsibility for all damage caused thereby.
Second--To construct its levee, canal or tunnel across or under any stream of water, waterway, highway, road, street or railroad, which the route of such levee, canal or tunnel shall intersect or touch; but such corporation shall restore the stream, waterway, highway, road, street or railroad thus intersected or touched, to its former state, or to such state as not to have impaired its usefulness, and shall keep such crossing in repair: Provided, however, That nothing in this act shall be construed or held to authorize the permanent obstruction of any navigable stream or waterway.
(Source: Laws 1897, p. 208.)

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