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Districts authorized.

Municipal corporations, to be known as public utility districts, are hereby authorized for the purposes of chapter 1, Laws of 1931 and may be established within the limits of the state of Washington, as provided herein.
[ 1931 c 1 § 2; RRS § 11606.]


Purpose1931 c 1: "The purpose of this act is to authorize the establishment of public utility districts to conserve the water and power resources of the State of Washington for the benefit of the people thereof, and to supply public utility service, including water and electricity for all uses." [ 1931 c 1 § 1.]
SeverabilityConstruction1931 c 1: "Adjudication of invalidity of any section, clause or part of a section of this act shall not impair or otherwise affect the validity of the act as a whole or any other part thereof.
The rule of strict construction shall have no application to this act, but the same shall be liberally construed, in order to carry out the purposes and objects for which this act is intended.
When this act comes in conflict with any provision, limitation or restriction in any other law, this act shall govern and control." [ 1931 c 1 § 11.]
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