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2005 Florida Statutes

Section 349.10, Florida Statutes 2005

349.10  Acquisition of lands and property.--

(1)  For the purposes of this law the Jacksonville Transportation Authority may acquire private or public property and property rights, including rights of access, air, view, and light, by gift, devise, purchase, or condemnation by eminent domain proceedings, as the authority may deem necessary for any of the purposes of this chapter. The right of eminent domain herein conferred shall be exercised by the authority in the manner provided by law.

(2)  The authority may acquire such rights, title, interest, or easements in such lands as it may deem necessary for any of the purposes of this chapter.

(3)  In connection with the acquisition of property or property rights as herein provided, the authority may in its discretion acquire an entire lot, block, or tract of land, if by so doing the interests of the public will be best served, even though said entire lot, block, or tract is not immediately needed for the right-of-way proper.

History.--s. 10, ch. 29996, 1955; s. 1, ch. 57-800; s. 2, ch. 71-101; s. 52, ch. 96-323.