Montana Code Annotated 1995

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     7-2-2201. Authorization to create new counties. (1) New counties may, from time to time, be formed and created in this state from portions of one or more counties which shall have been created and in existence for a period of more than 2 years, in the manner set forth and provided in this part.
     (2) A county enlarged by the addition of territory taken from one or more other counties is a new county under the provisions of this part.

     History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 226, L. 1919; re-en. Sec. 4390, R.C.M. 1921; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 106, L. 1929; re-en. Sec. 4390, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 406, L. 1973; R.C.M. 1947, 16-501(part); amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 742, L. 1985.

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