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Article26.

Declaratory Judgments.

§ 1‑253.  Courts ofrecord permitted to enter declaratory judgments of rights, status and otherlegal relations.

Courts of record within theirrespective jurisdictions shall have power to declare rights, status, and otherlegal relations, whether or not further relief is or could be claimed. Noaction or proceeding shall be open to objection on the ground that adeclaratory judgment or decree is prayed for. The declaration may be eitheraffirmative or negative in form and effect; and such declarations shall havethe force and effect of a final judgment or decree. (1931, c. 102, s. 1.)