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Section: Existing boards, commissions and public bodies continued

Statute: 13:12-13

Upon the discontinuance by the canal and banking company of the use as a means of transportation by water of that portion of the property the title to which is, by section 13:12-3 of this title, vested in the canal and banking company in trust for the state of New Jersey, and the discontinuance of the use as a means of transportation of water to the canal of those portions of such property which had been used as feeders to the canal, which discontinuance was authorized by section one of the act entitled "An act to authorize the abandonment of navigation upon the Morris canal and providing for the dismantling of the canal and the disposition of portions of the property, the title to which is now held in trust for the state of New Jersey by the Morris Canal and Banking Company upon terms and compensation fixed by said Morris Canal and Banking Company and providing for the review of said terms and compensation by the board of public utility commissioners of the state of New Jersey, and further providing for the management and control of such property pending the disposition thereof," approved March twelve, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-four (L.1924, c. 229, s. 1, p. 506), such portions of such property, the use of which has been so discontinued, shall be applied and are hereby dedicated, subject to the limitations hereinafter provided, to the public use as public highways for the transportation and passage thereon of persons and property and for any and all other purposes of public highways.

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