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Title: PUBLIC UTILITIES
Section: Extension of chapter to companies filing certificate prior to January 1, 1934
Any company incorporated prior to April tenth, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-three, under any other act of the legislature than this chapter, or any company incorporated under this chapter for the supplying of water to two or more municipalities, or any consolidated corporation which may have been formed by the consolidation of any such company or companies with each other and with any company or companies incorporated under this chapter, and which company or consolidated corporation was on April tenth, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-three, engaged in supplying water for public or private use in one or more municipalities and which filed, prior to January first, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-four, a certificate of reincorporation in the manner prescribed by an act entitled "A supplement to an act entitled "An act for the construction, maintenance and operation of waterworks for the purpose of supplying cities, towns, townships, villages, boroughs and other municipalities in this state, with water, and otherwise amending said act,' approved April twenty-first, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, as such title was amended by an act approved June twenty-second, one thousand nine hundred and six," approved April tenth, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-three (L.1933, c. 98, p. 202), shall be deemed to be duly incorporated under this chapter and authorized to supply water for public and private use in such municipality or municipalities and to exercise all the rights and powers conferred by this chapter, and may continue to maintain, operate and extend its works, mains, pipes and appurtenances in such municipality or municipalities. No such company or consolidated corporation shall be relieved of any duty or liability imposed upon it, or existing at the time of the execution and filing of such certificate of reincorporation. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to limit or interfere with the right of any municipality where such works and appurtenances are located to regulate the manner of using the streets and public places therein by any such company for the purposes of its business.
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