Rural Fire Protection Districts

ORS 478.090
Effect of 1939 Act on districts then existing

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as impairing the legality or organization of any rural fire protection district existing on June 14, 1939, nor to exclude from such districts any lands then included therein, nor the legality of any act of such district done in accordance with the prior law, nor shall it be deemed to affect the legality of the election of any officer of any such existing rural fire protection district. Nor shall anything in this chapter be deemed in any way to affect any indebtedness or financial obligation lawfully created by any fire protection district existing on June 14, 1939, and such existing rural fire protection district is confirmed and for the purpose of continued and future operation shall be deemed as organized under the terms and conditions of this chapter and entitled to all benefits and clothed with all the rights, powers and duties as by this chapter provided.
Chapter 478

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Propriety of office holding of a land owning nonresident elected director of a rural fire protection district, (1975) Vol 37, p 873

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 53 (1971)


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