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§ 131E‑10. Condemnation.

Every municipality is authorized to condemn property to carry out thepurposes of this Part. In condemning property, a municipality shall proceed inthe manner provided in Chapter 40A of the General Statutes or in the charter ofthe municipality. A municipality or its agents is authorized to enter uponland, provided no unnecessary damage is done, to make surveys and examinationsrelative to any condemnation proceeding. Notwithstanding the provisions of anyother statute or of any applicable municipal charter, the municipality may takepossession of property to be condemned at any time after the commencement ofthe condemnation proceeding. The municipality shall not be precluded fromabandonment of the condemnation of property in any case where possession hasnot taken place. (1983, c. 775, s.1.)