Montana Code Annotated 2014

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     85-7-2211. Irrigation ditches -- duties relating to safety. An irrigation district or private person or entity owning or operating irrigation ditches must keep irrigation ditches in good general repair and condition, but for the purpose of protecting persons and property from injury or damage has no duty to:
     (1) erect fences;
     (2) install grates or other protective devices where a ditch goes underground or under a bridge or other object; or
     (3) prevent access to ditches by persons or animals.

     History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 570, L. 1987.

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