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Title: PUBLIC UTILITIES
Section: Payment necessary prior to action contending assessment excessive, erroneous or unlawful
No action or proceeding shall be maintained in any court for the purpose of restraining or delaying the collection or payment of a statement rendered in accordance with the provisions of this act. A public utility or public mover against which a statement is rendered shall pay the amount thereof, and after the payment may in the manner provided by this act at any time within 2 years from the date of the payment, bring against the State an action at law to recover the amount paid, with legal interest thereon from the date of payment, upon the ground that the assessment was excessive, erroneous, unlawful or invalid in whole or in part. L.1968, c. 173, s. 9, eff. July 16, 1968. Amended by L.1972, c. 36, s. 6, eff. May 25, 1972.
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