NRS 539.225
Eminent domain

  • rules of practice.


All irrigation districts organized under the laws of the State of Nevada shall have the right of eminent domain with the power by and through their boards of directors to cause to be condemned and appropriated in the name of and for the use of such districts all reservoirs, canals and works, with their appurtenances, constructed for the irrigation or drainage of any lands within the district or for uses incidental thereto, and all lands required therefor, and all lands and rights-of-way required for the works constructed, or to be constructed, or which may be acquired by the district, and all necessary appurtenances and other property and rights necessary for the construction, operation, maintenance, repair and improvement of the works.


Such districts shall have the right by and through their boards of directors to acquire by purchase or other legal means any or all of the property mentioned and referred to in this section.


In any action or proceedings for the condemnation of any such property wherein an irrigation district is plaintiff, such district, within 6 months after final judgment, shall pay the amount awarded in the judgment, or the judgment will be annulled.


Except as otherwise provided in this chapter the provisions of NRS, Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure and Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure relative to the right of eminent domain, civil actions and new trials and appeals shall be applicable to and constitute the rules of practice in condemnation proceedings by irrigation districts.

Source: Section 539.225 — Eminent domain; rules of practice., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-539.­html#NRS539Sec225.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

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