COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
31-1419. Fire protection district has legal title to property. The legal title to all property acquired under the provisions of this chapter shall immediately and by operation of law, vest in such fire protection district, and shall be held by such district in trust for and is hereby dedicated and set apart to the uses and purposes set forth in this chapter. Said board is hereby authorized and empowered to hold, use, acquire, manage, occupy, possess, sell, convey and dispose of said property, whether real or personal, as in this chapter provided; and to institute and maintain any and all actions and proceedings, suits at law or in equity necessary or proper in order to fully carry out the provisions of this chapter, or to enforce, maintain, protect or preserve any and all rights, privileges and immunities created by this chapter or acquired in pursuance thereof. In all courts, actions, suits or proceedings, the said board may sue, appear and defend, in person or by attorneys, and in the name of such fire protection district.
[(31-1419) 31-1417, added 1943, ch. 161, sec. 17, p. 324; am. 1965, ch. 19, sec. 2, p. 32; am. and redesig. 2006, ch. 318, sec. 16, p. 1002.]