Montana Code Annotated 2014

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     85-7-2041. Bankruptcy proceedings by irrigation districts. (1) The board of commissioners or directors of any irrigation district may, in the name and on behalf of such district, initiate and carry out proceedings for readjustment of the debts of such district, under Chapter IX of the federal Bankruptcy Act or similar provisions of any past or future federal bankruptcy act.
     (2) This section is remedial in its nature and shall be liberally construed to effect its purpose, which is to permit irrigation districts to readjust their debts under federal bankruptcy acts and to confer upon the board of commissioners or directors thereof every power necessary therefor or reasonably incidental thereto.

     History: En. Secs. 1, 2, Ch. 110, L. 1939; R.C.M. 1947, 89-1903(part), 89-1904.

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