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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
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Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
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Title Chapter 74_page_100
Description 100 LAWS OF UTAH. Drivileees and franchises relating to the business of telegraphing; to make, receive by ' assignment or ratify by contract or agreement for the building, maintaining, controlling or working of any line or lines of telegraph; to construct, purchase, lease, take receive, hold, control and work any lines for telegraphing within the Territory of Utah; and to purchase, take, lease, hold, own, use and occupy any personal or real estate, rights, property, telegraph lines, grants, franchises and privileges that may he proper or convenient for the complete transaction of its business, or for effectually and conveniently carrying but the objects and purposes of said company. It shall also have power to appoint such directors, officers and agents, and to make such rules, regulations and by-laws as may be necessary or proper in the transaction of its businesg, and not inconsistent with the laws of this Territory or of the United States. Sec. 5.-Such company is authorized to construct lines of telegraph along and upon any road or highway, or across any of the waters or over any lands within the limits of this Territory, ,by the erection of the necessary fixtures, including posts, piers, or abutments, and the appropriation of any standing trees, except fruit and ornamental trees and trees within enclosures, for sustaining the wires of said lines: Provided the same shall not be so constructed as to incommode the public, use of said road or highway or injuriously interrupt the navigation of said waters. Sec. 6.-If any person over whose lands said lines shall pass, upon which posts, piers,or abutments shall be placed,or standing trees appropriated, shall consider himself aggrieved or damaged thereby, it shall be the duty of the Probate Court of the county within which such lands are, on the application of such person and on notice of such appplication being served on the President or any director of such company, to appoint three discreet and disinterested persons as Commissioners, who*shall severally take an oath before any person authorized to administer oaths, faithfully and impartially to perform the duties required of them by this act, and it shall be the duty of said Commissioners or a majority of them to make a just and equitable appraisal of all the loss or damage sustained by said applicant by reason of said lines, posts, piers,or abntments.or appropriation of standing trees, duplicates of which said appraisement shall be reduced to writing and signed by said Commissioners or a majority of them; one copy shall be delivered to the applicant and the other to the President or any director or officer of said company or corporation, on demand; and in case any damage shall be adjudged to said applicant, the company or corporation slmll pay the amount thereof, with the costs of said appraisal, said costs to be set forth and liquidated with the damages appraised; and said Commissioners shall receive for their services such compensation as the Probate Judge may award, to be paid in like manner as the costs and damages appraised. But in no case shall the person feeling himself aggrieved or injured be entitled to any damage, when application is not made to the Probate Court within six months after the erection of said telegraph lines across the lands of such persons. Sec. 7.-Any telegraph company may at any time, with the consent of the persons holding two-thirds of the issued stock of said company, sell, lease, assign, transfer and convey any rights, privileges, franchises and property of said company. Sec. 8.-This act shall not be construed to limit or impair any rights of the California State Telegraph Company, Approved January 14, 1864. CHAPTEE LXXIV. An ACT for the Regulation of the Telegraph, and to secure Secrecy and Fidelity in the transmission of Telegraphic Messages. Sec. 1.-Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah: That if any officer, agent, operator, clerk or employee of any telegraph company or any other person, shall wilfully divulge to any other person than the party from whom the same was received, or to whom the same is addressed, or his agent or attorney, any message received or sent or intended to be sent over any telegraph line, or the contents, substance, purport, effect or meaning of such message or any part thereof, or shall wilfully alter any such message by adding
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717061
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